WINTHROP, Mass. – First-year midfielder Alexis Vieira (Warwick, R.I.) was tabbed as the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Rookie of the Week announced Monday afternoon.
Vieira guided Johnson & Wales to a 2-0 week, which included a 5-0 win over Regis College in the GNAC quarterfinal match-up on Saturday afternoon. Early in the week, Viera closed out the regular season and helped the Wildcats secure the No. 1 seed scoring four goals for eight points in an 10-1 victory over Anna Maria. Against the Pride in the GNAC quarterfinals, Viera scored the game-winner in the 13th minute on a pass from Cat Nolan.
Top-seed Johnson & Wales return to the pitch on Tuesday, November 5 hosting fifth-seed Lasell University at 7 p.m. at the Scotts Miracle Gro Athletic Complex.