September 5, 2018--Mount St. Mary's freshman Maddie Tchou (Mount Airy, Md./Urbana) has been named the Northeast Conference Women's Soccer Rookie of the Week. Tchou scored her first two collegiate goals to lead Mount St. Mary's past Howard, 2-1, last Friday.
Tchou provided all of the Mount offense in the team's victory over Howard at Waldron Family Stadium. The freshman tapped home a cross from Gianna Pomykacz just 3:27 into the game to put the Mountaineers on top. After Howard scored a late first half goal to even the score, Tchou provided the winning goal with 1:49 remaining in the game. Taking a pass from Jenna West, Tchou evaded a defender, and knocked the ball past the goalkeeper to lift the Mount to the win. Tchou has has started all five games this season, leading the team in goals (2) and points (4).
The Mountaineers return to action on Friday, September 7, at UMBC.