Columbia's Alexandre Wright Named Oct. 27 New York Division Player of the Week

Columbia's Alexandre Wright Named Oct. 27 New York Division Player of the Week

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- Columbia University goalie Alexandre Wright capped off his first season in the New York Division in style as he earned the October 27 New York Division Player of the Week award for making 30 saves with two steals and a pair of assists in leading the Lions to the 2008 New York Division title.

In the championship tournament, he anchored the Lions' defense in wins over Syracuse University (8-6 W) and New York University (9-7 W) before downing the United States Military Academy (7-4 W) as Columbia captured its second New York Division title after taking the 2006 crown against Army.

Columbia will continue the season at the 2008 National Collegiate Club Championship on November 14-16 as.


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