Joelle Prettyman
Courtesy: Rider Sports Information  
Release:  11/07/2013

Joelle Prettyman
Courtesy: Peter G. Borg (Rider University)
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 Athletes of the Month October, 2013 

Soccer’s Flath, Field Hockey’s Prettyman

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ—Christian Flath of the men’s soccer team and Joelle Prettyman of the field hockey team have been named the Rider University Athletes of the Month for October. 

Flath, a freshman midfielder from Bargeshagen, Germany, has led Rider to its most wins since the 2000 season. 

Prettyman, a sophomore goalkeeper from Newark, Delaware (St. Mark’s), led Rider to its fifth straight regular season conference title.

Twice the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week in October, Prettyman ranks first in the MAAC and seventh in the nation in goals against average (1.23). She also ranks 14th in the nation in save percentage (.771). 

In October Flath compiled a goal and four assists for six points in eight games and was named the MAAC Rookie of the Week. 

Flath currently ranks second in the MAAC in assists (8), third in points (20) and seventh in goals (6). He has at least one point in seven of Rider’s eight victories this year. 


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