NEWLA Weekly Honors for April 16, 2012
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Maura Stack, Westfield
(Jr, Attack - Wilbraham, Mass.)
Stack scored a team-high seven goals in a big 16-15 NEWLA victory at Fitchburg State. The junior attacker was sensational offensively in the second half as she scored three game-tying goals to rally Owls from 12-11, 13-12, and 14-13 deficits. In a 19-7 defeat of Salem St., Stack added two goals and five assist for a weekly total of 15 points (9 goals, 6 assists).
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Victoria Moore, Bridgewater
(So., Goalie - Duxbury, Mass.)
Moore turned aside seven shots and allowed just four goals in a 15-4 NEWLA win over Worcester State. The sophomore goalkeeper also recorded a ground ball as the Bears remained unbeaten in league play.
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Amanda Bouchard, Westfield St.
(Fr, Attack - Lexington, Mass.)
In two conference victories, Bouchard scored six goals with two assists to go along with four ground balls, five draw controls and one caused turnover. In a 19-7 defeat of Salem State, the freshman attacker scored four goals with an assist. In a tight road victory at Fitchburg, Bouchard scored twice and assisted on another as Westfield won 16-15.
Jessica Bartlett, Fitchburg St. (Jr, A - Marlborough,
Carissa Kennedy, Fitchburg St. (Sr, D - Somerset, Mass.)
Brittany McLean, Framingham St. (Jr, C - Walpole, Mass.)
Ashley Mossey, Becker (So, F - Ballston Lake, N.Y.)
Michelle Navoni, Bridgewater St. (Jr., Midfield - Mansfield, Mass.)
Rachel Schrutt, Elms (Sr, GK - Chicopee, Mass.)