Phil Bannister Named MAAC Rookie Of The Week

Oct. 29, 2007

Baltimore, Md. - Loyola freshman Phil Bannister has been named MAAC Rookie of the Week after scoring his team-leading 10th goal of the season in Loyola's win over Rider on Saturday. Bannister helped the Greyhounds win 3-nil and improve to 13-3 overall and 6-1 in the MAAC.

Bannister, who now has 10 goals and three assists is the nation's top freshman scorer with 23 points. He has five game-winning goals to his credit, also a team high.

Bannister was named MAAC Rookie of the Week on September 5 and MAAC Offensive Player of the Week on September 10. This is his third weekly award of the season.