NEWLA Weekly Honors for March 31, 2008
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Shannon Manning, Bridgewater St.
(Sophomore, Midfield - Framingham, MA)
Manning continued her scoring spree as she tallied 10 goals and six assists for 16 points in a 2-1 week for the Bears. In an 18-10 win over conference foe Castleton, Manning scored five goals and added three assists as she notched two draw controls, two caused turnovers and a ground ball. Manning also registered four goals, two assists, two ground balls, and four draw controls in the Bears 23-12 win over Salve Regina.
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Lyndsey Nunes, Worcester St.
(Senior, GK - Springfield, MA)
Nunes posted a 6.27 goals against average as Worcester State opened 3-0. Nunes made 24 saves on the week while relinquishing just 17 goals for a 58.5 save percentage aiding in a one goal and two goal victory.
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Rachel Dionne, Westfield St.
(Freshman, Midfield – Feeding Hills, MA)
Dionne scored 10 goals with there assists in a 1-2 week for the Owls. The freshman scored three goals with three assists as Westfield defeated Thomas for their first win as a new member of the NEWLA.
Adrienne Berkland, Bridgewater St.
Alicia Bobbie, Elms
Nicole Bouchard, Castleton
Ashley Massa, Fitchburg St.
Lauren O’Donnell, Elms
Megan Rosborough, Worcester St.
Emily Swan, Fitchburg St.