September 24, 2013

Corvias ECAC Women's Soccer Players of the Week (for week ending September 22, 2013)

 

 

Division I

 

Offensive Player of the Week

Brittany Pfaff - Siena

Senior, Forward, Charlotte, Vermont

Pfaff notched her first career hat trick, and scored the game-winning goal in double overtime, in the Saints’ 3-2 win over Vermont on Sept. 18. Pfaff twice brought the Saints back from deficits late in the second half, before ending the match in double overtime.

 

 

Defensive Player of the Week

Jade Seabrook – U.S. Naval Academy

Junior, Defense, Paris, Ohio 

Navy’s defense continues to churn out clean sheets, picking up two more over the weekend including a 1-0 defeat of Boston University in the League opener. Seabrook, who is piecing together another stellar campaign after earning All-America honors a year ago, played 174 of 180 possible minutes and led a Mid backline that also logged a 5-0 shutout at Saint Francis (Pa.) on Sunday. Navy’s defense drew six offsides calls against the Terriers on Friday, and held the Red Flash to just three second-half shots while the offense built on a 2-0 halftime advantage. It’s Seabrook’s first weekly honor of the season and her third career nod.

 

Division II

 

Offensive Player of the Week

Remi Piccirillo – Caldwell College

Sophomore, Midfielder, Toms River, NJ

Tallied two assists in the Cougars' 3-1 comeback victory over Philadelphia. With Caldwell trailing 1-0, Piccirillo assisted on Rebecca Stinger's tying goal in the 43rd minute. She added an assist in the 75th minute on Kelly Folk's insurance goal.

 

Defensive Player of the Week

Sarah Jacques – Salem International University

Freshman, Goalkeeper, Westerly, RI

Jacques continued to be dynamic in the net, registering nine (9) total saves in 135 minutes played.

 

Division III New England

Offensive Player of the Week

Julia Favorito – Middlebury College

Senior, Midfielder, Winchester, Mass.

 

Favorito had a big week for the Panthers, earning two goals and three assists. At Bowdoin on Saturday, Favorito scored at the 30:17 mark and then netted the game-winner with just 3:29 remaining in a 2-1 win. Earlier in the week, she assisted on three goals in a win over Norwich, tying her for third all-time at Middlebury with 18.

Laura Wysocki – Endicott College

Sophomore, Forward, Somers, Conn. 

Wysocki scored the first two goals of her collegiate career to lead the Gulls to a 2-1 double overtime road victory over conference opponent Roger Williams.  Prior to the game, the Hawks ranked No. 13 in the nation and were undefeated on the year riding a 6-0-1 record. Wysocki’s two goals helped snap a six game winless streak against the three-time defending CCC champions.

 

Defensive Player of the Week

Karley Hamilton – Colby-Sawyer College

Sophomore, Goalkeeper, Bradford, Vermont

 Hamilton picked up her fifth and sixth shutout of the season in a 2-0 week for the Chargers. In the week's opening game, she made five saves over Plymouth. She ended the week with six saves in a tough 1-0 victory at Curry.

 

Division III Metro

 

Offensive Player of the Week
  
Bergelie Louis – Brooklyn College

Junior, Forward, New Hempstead, NY

 In three games this week, the junior scored four goals with at least one coming in each game. In a 6-0 victory over NYU-Poly, the New Hempstead native knocked in one goal. She followed up that performance with two goals during a 6-0 conference win over York. The forward concluded her week with the game winner versus CUNYAC opponent Lehman as the Bulldogs were victorious 2-0.

Defensive Player of the Week

Brittany Hoffman – New Jersey City University

Junior, Goalkeeper, McMurray, Pa.

Hoffman recorded the most saves (21) in a game by any NJAC player since September 26, 2007. Hoffman notched 21 saves in NJCU’s 3-0 defeat against conference opponent William Paterson, marking the fifth time in the last 11 seasons that an NJAC goalkeeper has registered 20 or more saves in a game. Hoffman currently leads the NJAC in saves per game (7.60).

 

Division III Upstate

 

Offensive Player of the Week

Alexandra Rohloff – St. John Fisher College

Senior, Midfielder/Forward, Clarence, NY

Rohloff scored three goals and tallied one assist (seven points) as the St. John Fisher College Cardinals rolled to two wins last week. She peppered opposing goalies with nine shots including six against SUNY Fredonia.

 

Defensive Player of the Week

 

Julia Sanger – SUNY Geneseo

Senior, Goalkeeper, Penfield, NY

Sanger notched back-to-back shutouts as the Knights tied RIT and No. 21 St. Lawrence on the road this past week. Sanger has now registered three consecutive shutouts and hasn't allowed a goal in her last 352:55, dating back to Sept. 7. She is in the top three in the SUNYAC in three categories and has a .892 save % on the season.

 

Olivia Zitoli – William Smith College

Senior, Defense, Walpole, Mass.

Zitoli anchored the Heron defense that registered two shutouts over the weekend. On Saturday in a 6-0 win at Fredonia, the Herons limited the Blue Devils to just four shots. On Sunday in a 3-0 victory at Pitt-Bradford, the William Smith defense did not allow the Panthers to record a single shot. The Herons have now posted five shutouts in a row.
 

Division III South

 

Offensive Player of the Week

Pamela Vranis – Johns Hopkins University

Senior, Forward, Potomac, Md.

Vranis scored three goals over the past week on four shots in victories over St. Mary's and Muhlenberg. Had two goals in the team's second Centennial Conference victory over Muhlenberg on Sept. 21.

 

Defensive Player of the Week

Katie Szczur – Juniata College

Junior, Defense, Johnstown, Pa.

Szczur was critical in the center back position in both wins for Juniata this week helping improve the team to 7-0. She helped the Eagles’ defense to allow just one goal as the team posted a shutout against St. Vincent and a 4-1 win over Lycoming. Szczur notched her first career goal on an unassisted corner kick for the game winner against Lycoming.

 

Reba Magier – Swarthmore College

Sophomore, Goalkeeper, Saugus, Calif.

Reba Magier posted two shutouts and led Swarthmore to a 1-0-1 week, which included a 1-0 road win over Ursinus and a 0-0 scoreless draw with Dickinson. She had a combined 12 saves and most notably turned away seven shots against the Red Devils. One of her saves against Dickinson came from point-blank range in the 105th minute to keep the match scoreless. Magier and the Swarthmore defense have gone 250:40 without yielding a goal (all against Centennial opponents).