Aust Tabbed ACC Player of the Week

April 3, 2012

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Maryland junior attacker Alex Aust was named Atlantic Coast Conference Offensive Player of the Week Tuesday.

Aust, a native of Sterling, Va., played an integral role in No. 3 Maryland's two wins on the week. Aust tallied 10 assists over two games, including a school record six assists at No. 8 Penn. Aust also scored three goals against the Quakers. She ranks third in goals (24) and second in points (47) for Maryland.

It is Maryland's fourth weekly award in 2012 as Karri Ellen Johnson and Katie Schwarzmann both picked up offensive honors and Iliana Sanza notched defensive accolades earlier this season.

The Terps travel to North Carolina for a pivotal conference match at 4 p.m. on Saturday. The game will be shown live on ESPN3.