Female Scholar Athlete of the Week: September 20-26

Updated 10/4/2010

Alyssa Zuccaro (Jr., 3.01, adolescent/young adult/secondary education) scored seven points as the Falcons won a pair of games last weekend ... BGSU is off to a 2-0-0 start in MAC play for the first time in four years and only the fourth time in program history ... had her first career hat trick in Friday's (Sept. 24) 4-0 win over Buffalo at Cochrane Field ... it was the first hat trick by a BGSU player since November of 2004, and was only the second hat trick in a MAC regular-season game in the history of the BG program ... then, had an assist on the game-winning goal on Sunday (Sept. 26) against Kent State ... that assist came on Tracy Togba's goal with just 8:27 left in regulation, in what turned out to be a 1-0 win ... in addition to the three goals and the assist, Zuccaro hit the crossbar with a header vs. UB, and hit the post with a shot against KSU ... she has a team-leading 15 points this season, including six goals ... Zuccaro has scored 12 points in the last three games, and she now ranks 10th in scoring in BGSU history, with 33 career points ... her total of 13 career goals places her eighth on that BG list.

The MAC Scholar Athlete of the Week honor is presented to a MAC female student-athlete who has a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better and performs well during the week's competition. The winners are selected by a group of the conference's faculty athletic representatives.