October 3, 2005

Howser Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week

Oct. 3, 2005

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - An Eli has taken home Ivy League Rookie of the Week honors for the fourth time in five weeks.

Freshman Crysti Howser earned recognition for the second time this season after heading in a Laurel Karnes cross 2:31 into overtime to defeat rival Harvard 2-1 on Saturday. The goal propelled Yale to its team-record ninth consecutive win.

The Wilmette, Ill, native leads the Elis in goals and points, with five and 12, respectively. Her clincher against the Crimson also tied her for the team lead in game-winning goals with two.

Yale hosts Dartmouth on Saturday at the Soccer-Lacrosse Stadium at 7 p.m.

Report filed by Sean Singer '06, Yale Sports Publicity

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