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Aileen Maloney and Jillian Fernandez honored by Little East Conference

Aileen Maloney and Jillian Fernandez honored by Little East Conference
PAWTUCKET, RI - Western Connecticut State University's junior midfielder Aileen Maloney (Trumbull, CT) and senior goal keeper Jillian Fernandez (Columbia, CT) have been named Little East Conference Women's Soccer Offensive Player and Goalkeeper of the week, for the week ending on September 24.
 
It is Maloney's first-ever LEC weekly honor, but the third this season alone for Fernandez.
 
Seven of WestConn's eight wins this season have been by way of a shut out.  Through Saturday, the Colonials defense has allowed just one goal while going 8-0 overall and 2-0 in the conference.
 
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Aileen Maloney (Trumbull, Conn.)
Junior, Western Connecticut
 
Aileen Maloney scored the only two goals of the match, one of which was on a penalty kick, as Western Connecticut downed LEC rival Keene State 2-0 to remain undefeated (8-0-0) for the season.
 
 
GOALKEEPER OF THE WEEK
Jillian Fernandez (Columbia, Conn.)
Senior, Western Connecticut
 
Jilliam Fernandez stopped each of the eight shots on goal she faced as the Colonials recorded a 2-0 LEC victory over Keene State to keep Western Connecticut undefeated (8-0-0) for the season.