News and Notes, November 29-December 5, 2017


Fordham News and Notes from November 29-December 5, 2017 (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics).

By Alvin Halimwidjaya

Fordham News and Notes from November 29-December 5, 2017 (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics).

Fordham Men’s Soccer Awarded With All-ECAC, All-Midwest Selections
Fordham Men’s Soccer received various selections to All-Region teams from the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and the All-Midwest Region. Two Rams were named to the former team, while five Rams were named to the latter team. Junior forward Janos Loebe was named All-Midwest Region First Team, while junior goalkeeper Rashid Nuhu and senior defender Matthew Lewis were named All-Midwest Second Team. Senior midfielder Jannik Loebe and sophomore defender Joergen Oland rounded out the selections on the All-Midwest Third Team. Nuhu and Lewis were also named to the 2017 Men’s Soccer All-ECAC First Team. The Loebe brothers were key cogs in Fordham’s offense, while Lewis anchored the backline and Nuhu proved himself to be one of the best goalkeepers in the country with 11 shutouts and a .768 save percentage.

Two Track and Field Players Receive Weekly A-10 Awards
Jared Benn and Neve Devine were named the A-10 Men’s and Women’s Track Performer of the Week, respectively, after their performances at the Fordham Season Opener for track and field on Friday. Devine won second place in the high jump after notching a career-best mark of 1.65m. She also came in third in the long jump with a result of 5.26m. Benn won the 500-meter dash with a time of 1:05.86 and took third place in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.08 seconds. He also ran for the 4×400 relay team that won the event with a time of 3:25.70.

Bre Cavanaugh Named A-10 Rookie of the Week
In women’s basketball, the A-10 Rookie of the Week honor was awarded to redshirt freshman Bre Cavanaugh, as she contributed with averages of 18.5 points and 5.5 rebounds in an astounding 39 minutes per game over two Fordham wins against Manhattan and Pittsburgh. She set consecutive career-highs in scoring with 16 and 21, respectively.