Shannon Manning and Meghan Griffin led Bridgewater to the NEWLA title earning NEWLA Player and Defensive Player of the Week honors. Manning scored 8 goals with five assists tournament while Griffin registered 23 saves and posted a 6.50 goals against average in the two contests.
Fitchburg's Ashley Massa and Becker's Tammy Mullen shared NEWLA Player of the Week accolades. Massa scored five goals leading her team to a conference win over Mullen's Hawks 11-9. Mullen scored six goals in the contest and 14 on the week.
Freshman Laura Chiricosta led Westfield State to two conference wins and a 3-0 mark scoring 14 goals with five assists earning NEWLA Player of the Week. Senior goalkeeper Ashley Davison of Fitchburg made 38 saves with a .588 save percentage to claim NEWLA Defensive Player of the Week.
Bridgewater State swept the NEWLA weekly honors after splitting a pair of high scoring contests. Sophomore Shannon Manning led the way offensively with 6 goals and 6 assists while Senior defender Heather Anza led the Bears to a shutout of NEWLA opponent Thomas on Saturday.
Shannon Manning and Meghan Griffin of Bridgewater State earned NEWLA Player and Defensive Player of the Week after leading their team to a season-opening 16-12 victory over the University of New England. Casleton's Marie VanDerKar scored four goals in her first collegiate game earning NEWLA Rookie of the Week.