PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Lauren Russell, Husson
(Sr., F - Saco, Maine)
Russell scored an unassisted goal in the Eagles' tough 4-2 loss to Springfield on Saturday. The senior now had three goals and six points on the season.
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Michaela Clark, New England College
(Sr., GK - Dorchester, Mass.)
Clark recorded 23 saves and an .821 save percentage on the week for NEC. She allowed just five goals in two out-of-region games, while facing 28 total shots. In a tough 3-2 loss to Ramapo, she tallied 12 saves. Then in a 2-0 loss to Bryn Mawr, the senior made 11 saves.
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Bella Robinson, Colby-Sawyer
(Fr., F - Daniel Island, S.C.)
Robinson scored her first collegiate goal and added an assist in Colby-Sawyer's 9-0 win at Bay Path last week.
AROUND THE NAC EAST
Castleton looks to rebound from a 0-2 week as it travels to Plymouth State on Tuesday evening. The Spartans dropped a 12-1 contest at No. 4 Middlebury, before succumbing 3-1 in their home opener against Mount Holyoke College. Sarah Wells and Emily Lowell scored the team's goals, while Gabriella Hunt added an assist.
Colby-Sawyer defeated Bay Path, 9-0 in the team's lone game of last week after a contest with Anna Maria was postponed. The Chargers improve to 2-1 and will remain on the road this week with games at Fitchburg State and Becker.
UMaine-Farmington went 0-1 on the week with a 1-0 loss to Wellesley.
Husson was defeated by Springfield College, 4-2, on Saturday afternoon at Stagg Field. With the loss, Husson suffers its first setback of the season and is now 2-1. Mikayla Toth and Lauren Russell handled the scoring for the Eagles, while Arika Brochu had the lone assist.
New England College had its Tuesday game with Gordon College suspended, and it will be resumed on October 5. The team traveled to New Jersey and Pennsylvania over the weekend for games against Ramapo College and Bryn Mawr. The Pilgrims were edged by Ramapo, 3-2, and were shutout by Bryn Mawr, 2-0. Goalie Michaela Clark (Dorchester, Mass.) had 23 saves on the week for NEC. The Pilgrims travel to Rivier on Wednesday for a 7:00 p.m. in-state battle.
Thomas dropped the team's only match up of the week as the Terriers fell 1-0 in a non-conference contest at Nichols. Despite the loss, the Terriers outshot the Bison 17-2 and held a 23-4 advantage in corners. The Terriers will host crosstown rival Colby on Wednesday, September 13, at 8:00 p.m. on Bernatchez Field.