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James Marcou Named UMass/Dinn Bros. Athlete Of The Week

James Marcou

James Marcou

Oct. 14, 2009

AMHERST, Mass. - In addition to being named the Hockey East Performer of the Week, junior James Marcou has been named the UMass/Dinn Bros. Athlete of the Week and will be honored at the Sports Luncheon on Wednesday. Marcou tied his career high with four assists in the Minutemen's season-opening win over RPI last Thursday. UMass will host the defending national champion and No. 2 ranked Boston University on Friday night in the Mullins Center.

The active career league leader in points, Marcou moved into 18th all-time at UMass with 83 career points (23g, 60a).

After the Minutemen fell behind 1-0 late in the first period, Marcou sparked a three-goal second period with a pair of assists. He helped set-up Casey Wellman's goal to tie the game on a 5-on-3 power play and then made a nifty play to set-up Rocco Carzo's first career goal that stood as the game-winner.

In the third period, Marcou tacked on two more assists, both on power play goals by Matt Irwin, to round out the evening.

Marcou previously tallied four assists in a game against Northeastern on Jan. 30, 2009. In 76 games, Marcou is up to 83 career points and is tied for seventh all-time in career assists (60) at UMass.

Against RPI, Marcou played alongside Wellman and T.J. Syner as the line accounted for eight of UMass' 15 points in the game.




    Event Calendar

    Friday, Oct 9
    at Colorado College 9:37 PM
    Saturday, Oct 10
    at Colorado College 9:07 PM
    Friday, Oct 16
    vs Sacred Heart 7:00 PM gametracker
    Friday, Oct 23
    vs New Hampshire 7:00 PM gametracker
    Friday, Oct 30
    vs Maine 4:30 PM
    Saturday, Oct 31
    vs #12 Princeton or Yale TBA
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