October 19, 2010

Field Hockey

Field Hockey Players of the Week (for week ending October 17, 2010)

Division I

Offensive Player of the Week

Makaela Potts – University of Massachusetts
Senior, Midfield, Sydney, Australia

Potts played a key role in a 3-0 week for the Minutewomen. On Tuesday, Potts scored against Dartmouth in an eventual 5-4 double overtime win for Massachusetts. She also scored the game-winning goal in a 2-1 overtime win over Richmond and had the game-winning goal in a 2-1 win over Lock Haven.

Defensive Player of the Week

Hannah Weitzman – American University
Senior, Goalkeeper, Montclair, N.J.

Weitzman helped American extend its win streak to 12 this week with a 6-1 win over Colgate and a 2-0 shutout over Albany. Weitzman stopped nine out of the ten shots she faced this week.


Division II

Offensive Player of the Week

Kristy Tutorow – Mansfield University
Sophomore, Forward, Shickshinny, Pa.

Tutorow helped lead the Mountaineers to a 2-0 week with two goals. She had a goal in a 3-1 victory over Houghton and then recorded a goal in a 4-2 win over Mercyhurst.


Division III Mid-Atlantic

Offensive Player of the Week

Michelle Milkovich – SUNY Geneseo
Senior, Forward, Vestal, N.Y.

Milkovich posted three goals with one assist in a 2-0 week for Geneseo. She scored the game-tying goal and assisted on the gamewinner in a 3-2 win over St. Lawrence. Milkovich went on to score both goals in a 2-0 victory over Brockport.

Defensive Player of the Week

Caitlin Donahue – Cabrini College
Senior, Goalkeeper, Langhorne, Pa.

Donahue tallied 17 saves in a win against Gwynedd-Mercy College and four saves in a victory over Cedar Crest College. She posted a 1.05 goals against average, .912 saves percentage and 31 saves on the week.

 

Division III New England

Offensive Player of the Week

Mel Melkonian – Clark University
Sophomore, Forward, Worcester, Mass.

Melkonian recorded two hat tricks in a 2-0 week for Clark. She recorded three goals and an assist in a win over Framingham State and another three goals in a win over WPI.

Defensive Player of the Week

Katie Weber – Bridgewater State University
Senior, Goalkeeper, Arlington, Mass.

Weber recorded three saves in a 3-1 victory over Salem State and another three saves in a 2-1 win over Western Connecticut State for two Little East Conference wins. She posted a 1.00 goals against average in 140 minutes of play.