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HONOLULU – For the second time this season, Amber Gilbert was named Big West Freshman of the Week after a pair of strong offensive performances at UC Santa Barbara and Cal Poly.
Gilbert scored her third goal of the season in Sunday’s 2-2 draw at Cal Poly, striking in the seventh minute off of a long ball from Eliza Ammendolia to give UH a 2-0 lead. In Thursday’s match at UC Santa Barbara, Gilbert attempted a pair of shots with one on goal, giving UH two of its best scoring chances in the 0-0 tie.
The redshirt freshman currently leads all Big West freshmen in both points and goals scored, currently with eight points and three goals. Gilbert is second on the team in both categories and seventh overall in the conference in points and tied for seventh in goals scored. She has also been efficient with her shot attempts, scoring on three of her nine total shots while putting seven of the nine on frame, with a shot on goal in six of the eight matches.