Frederick Earns MPSF Brine Player of the Week Honors
Nov. 11, 2002
WOODLAND, Calif. - UNLV senior forward Kelly Frederick (St. John's, Antigua) was named Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Player of the Week by the league office Monday.
Frederick provided the game-winning goal for the Rebels on a penalty kick in a 2-0 shutout of 22nd-ranked and league leader New Mexico on Nov. 10 in the regular season closer for both teams.
In the 26th minute, he converted the PK which provided the early momentum to propel the Rebels to the 2-0 upset of the Lobos. Frederick currently ranks second among conference scoring leaders with 23 points on a team-leading nine goals and five assists. He is also second in the conference in goals scored (9). This is his first career weekly honor.
With the win, UNLV earned its second top-25 victory of the season and 11th win of the year. The Rebels (11-7, 4-2 MPSF) also snapped New Mexico's seven-game win streak and produced their first undefeated home season in school history with a perfect 8-0 record at Peter Johann Memorial Field.
MORE CONFERENCE LEADERS...Junior midfielder Alex Hernandez (Indio, Calif.) continues to lead the team and conference in scoring with 27 points on eight goals and 11 assists to-date...He now owns the school record for most assists in a single season (11), previously held by Rebel greats Daniel Barber (1989-92), Sal Carbone (1985-89) and Rob Taber (1982-85)...Senior goalkeeper Justin Dennis (Scottsdale, Ariz.) currently ranks third among conference keepers with an impressive 1.36 GAA...He earned his fourth shutout and second top-25 victory of the year versus No. 22 New Mexico on Nov. 10.