NYIT’s Luongo Nabs Player Of The Week Honors

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NYIT's Casey Luongo.

It was a big week for NYIT’s Casey Luongo, and now the freshman is receiving recognition for her role in the Bears first two wins of the season.

The Center Moriches native was named the East Coast Conference Offensive Player of the Week as well as Eastern College Athletic Conference Division II Rookie of the Week. There are 26 programs in the ECAC Division II.

On September 14 against Georgian Court, Luongo scored twice including the game-tying goal in the 34th minute. NYIT would go on to defeat the Lions 3-2 in double-overtime. Two days later, Luongo would score the first two goals of the Bears 6-0 at Post.

Through five games, Luongo has four goals.