ORONO, Maine -- University of Maine redshirt freshman linebacker Christophe Mulumba (Montreal, Quebec) has been named the Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week, as announced by the association on Monday morning.
Mulumba, who was awarded with his third rookie of the week accolade of the season, recorded a career-high and game-high 13 tackles, including 0.5 for loss, in Maine's 19-14 win over Stony Brook. Mulumba spearheaded a defensive attack which held Stony Brook to just 129 passing yards (6-for-23). The win advanced Maine to 8-1 overall as it sits alone at 5-0 at the top of the CAA standings.
The Black Bears continue CAA action when they travel to Albany (1-8, 0-5 CAA) on Saturday at 3:30 PM.