Princeton University's Buchbinder Named November 22 Southern Division Rookie of the Week

Kurt Buchbinder

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- Princeton University's Kurt Buchbinder (Fr., Long Beach, Calif./The Chadwick School) posted a goal in an 8-7 victory over the host Bison of No. 18 ranked Bucknell University to earn the November 22 Southern Division Rookie of the Week award and key the No. 16 Tigers to a third place at the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Eastern Championship.

The Southern Division Rookie of the Year, he helped the Tigers knock off the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 10-4 in the opening round before Princeton dropped an 8-5 game to the No. 15-ranked Midshipmen of the United States Naval Academy in the semifinals.

Against Bucknell, he lined a shot into the cage with 28 seconds remaining in the first half to make it a 4-3 game as the Tigers rolled to the one goal victory.

November 22 Southern Division Rookie of the Week Honor Roll: Mike Kimble (Bucknell University)


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