NEWLA Weekly Honors for April 5, 2010
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Stephanie Pearce , Castleton State
(Sr., A - Shoreham, NY)
Pearce was instrumental to Castleton's first-ever win in program history over Bridgewater State College this past week scoring four goals including the eventual game-winner at 12:30 in the second half. On the week, Pearce guided the Spartans to a 2-0 record scoring seven goals, dishing out three assists, one ground ball, two draw controls and two caused turnovers.
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Haley Erickson, Worcester State
(So., GK - Saugus, MA)
Erickson posted a 2-0 record in goal for Worcester State with a 20 saves and a .513 save percentage which included 11 stops in an 11-10 double overtime victory over UMass Dartmouth and nine saves and three ground balls in a 15-9 triumph over Becker.
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Chelsey Grabowski, Elms College
(Sophomore, Attacker - South Hadley, Mass.)
Chelsey Grabowski netted four goals in a 17-9 loss to Thomas College on April 3 and finished with six goals during Elms' 0-3 week. Grabowski also scooped seven groundballs against the Terriers and is third on the team in the category for the season with 16 total pickups.