Elon’s Wichmann Earns CAA WSOC Rookie of the Week Honors

RICHMOND, Va. – Elon University women’s soccer freshman midfielder Reena Wichmann scored her first-career goal and added an assist over the last two games to earn Colonial Athletic Association Women’s Soccer Co-Rookie of the Week honors on Monday, Sept. 11, as announced by the league office.

Wichmann scored her first-career goal just 42 seconds into a 5-1 victory over High Point on Sunday, Sept. 10. She also assisted the opening goal in Elon’s 2-1 win at Richmond on Thursday night, Sept. 7.

The Bremen, Germany native, collects the team’s first CAA Rookie of the Week award and second weekly honor from the league overall this season. Meredith Christopher was named the CAA Player of the Week on Aug. 21. Wichmann shares Rookie of the Week honors this week with UNCW forward Molly McGarry.

The Phoenix returns to action this week to close out non-conference play on the road at UNC Asheville on Thursday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m., followed by Davidson on Sunday, Sept. 17, at 2 p.m.