Abukar and Monbouquette Named UMF Student-Athletes of the Week

Abukar and Monbouquette Named UMF Student-Athletes of the Week

FARMINGTON, Maine - Abshir Abukar and Isabella Monbouquette are named UMF Student-Athletes of the Week for their performances over the week ending 4/14/2019.

Abukar, a sophomore on the men's track and field team, finished in 11th place in the 400 meters at the Penmen Relays on Saturday at Southern New Hampshire University. Abukar was the top finisher for the North Atlantic Conference in the 64 person race. On Sunday, he finished in sixth place at the Thomas College Outdoor Meet held at Colby College with a time of 54.91 in the 400-meter race.

Monbouquette, a sophomore on the women's lacrosse team, scored eight goals and assisted on three others in UMF's 21-3 NAC victory over NVU-Lyndon on Saturday. Monbouquette scored five times in the first half, staking the Beavers a 13-2 halftime lead.  She scored three more times in the second half leading UMF to their first NAC win in 2019.