NEWLA Weekly Honors for April 19, 2010
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Shannon Manning, Bridgewater State
(Senior, Midfield - Framingham, MA)
Manning tallied nine goals and 11 assists for 20 points in a perfect 2-0 week for the Bears with wins over Plymouth State University and Elms College. She also notched five ground balls, eight draw controls and a pair of caused turnovers. Manning registered four goals, three assists and four draw controls in BSC's 20-8 victory over Plymouth State. She then tallied a school record-tying 13 points on five goals and eight assists while also recording four ground balls, four draw controls and two caused turnovers in the Bears' record-setting 26-1 NEWLA win over Elms.
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Abbie Brown, Fitchburg State
(Fr, G - Westwood, Mass.)
Brown earned a pair of victories in a 2-0 week for the Falcons. The freshman goalkeeper registered 12 saves in a 18-9 win over UMass Dartmouth, while also posting 12 stops with five groundballs and three caused turnovers in a 14-11 win over Worcester State.
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Jamie Kelley, Fitchburg State
(Fr, A - Pepperell, Mass.)
In a 2-0 week for the Falcons, Kelley tallied nine groundballs, eight draw controls and one caused turnover. In addition, she added eight points offensively with four goals and four assists. Totaled seven points in a 18-9 win over UMass Dartmouth with three goals and four helpers, while adding one score in a 14-11 win over Worcester State.