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Phillips, Carey Named Alvernia Athletes of the Week

Oct 08, 2018 • by Alvernia University
Malcolm Carey and Amanda Phillips

Women’s Tennis senior Amanda Phillips and Football freshman Malcolm Carey were named Alvernia Athletes of the Week for their performance during the week of September 30 – October 7.

Phillips went 2-0 at No. 1 singles and 2-0 at No. 1 doubles to go 4-0 on the week. The senior dropped just two games all week to help lead Alvernia to a 2-0 week and 3-0 start to the 2018-19 season. The Golden Wolves earned 9-0 wins over Penn State Berks and Cabrini University during the week.

Carey accounted for all five of Alvernia’s touchdowns in a 45-33 loss on Saturday to Misericordia. Four of Carey’s touchdowns came on runs of ten yards or less, but the freshman had one big touchdown on a 63 yard breakaway run in the first play from scrimmage in the second half. Carey finished the day with 230 rushing yards.

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