Louis Brown

Area players honored by respective conferences

Several players at area Division I and III programs were cited Monday by their respective conferences.

The America East named UMBC junior goalkeeper Adam Cohen the league’s Player of the Week. The Arnold native and Severn graduate made a career-best 14 saves to help the team defeat Rutgers, 11-7, on Sunday and secure its first win of the season. Cohen also scored a goal in the fourth quarter, becoming the first Retrievers goalie to score in 32 years of playing at the Division I level.

Navy senior R.J. Wickham earned Goalkeeper of the Week honors from the Patriot League after making a season-high 12 saves in a 9-8 loss to No. 4 North Carolina on Sunday. Wickham has made 362...