Ella Bankert claims America East Offensive Player of the Week award


UVM women's soccer clinches America East regular season title

On the heels of a historic team accolade, UVM women’s soccer senior Ella Bankert is taking home an individual honor.

The native Vermonter and Catamount forward has been named America East Offensive Player of the Week. She picked up a pair of assists in UVM’s 3-1 win over UMBC that sealed a first-round bye and the eventual America East regular season championship.

Bankert and the Cats have one game left on the regular season schedule. Vermont hosts New Hampshire on Thursday, Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. UVM begins its postseason push at Virtue field for its America East semifinal bout the following Thursday, Nov. 4 at 6 p.m.

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