September 27, 2011

Fordham University's Robert Fleming Earns September 26 Northern Division Player of the Week Honors

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- Robert Fleming (Jr., Loomis, Calif./Jesuit) of Fordham University tallied nine goals, including a pair of game-winners, and five steals in a 2-0 Collegiate Water Polo Association Northern Division weekend for the Rams to earn the September 26 Northern Division Player of the Week award.

He scored five times versus the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, including the overtime game-winner with 0.1 seconds remaining on the game clock, in a 10-9 victory before posting five goals in a 10-9 win over Harvard University.

Versus Harvard, he ripped in his fourth marker of the day via a five-meter penalty shot with 46 seconds remaining in the fourth period for the deciding factor in the contest.

The team leader in goals (31) and points (41), the weekly award marks the first in Fleming's two-year career in the Bronx after transferring from the University of California-Davis.

September 26 Northern Division Player of the Week Honor Roll: Aleksandar Pantic (St. Francis College); Craig Cheney (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)


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