2010 NCAC Field Hockey Players of the Week

October 31st
McMahon

Katie McMahon, Denison
(Wilmette, IL/New Trier)

Games played: 2
Goals: 3
Assists: 1
Points: 7

Denison freshman Katie McMahon netted three goals and added an assist on the week to help the Big Red post a 2-0 record and punch a ticket to the 2010 NCAC Tournament. McMahon scored a key goal in Denison’s 3-2 victory over Ohio Wesleyan on Thursday.  The victory secured Denison the fourth-seed in the upcoming conference tournament.

October 24th

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Amanda Artman, Wooster
(Shaker Hts., OH/Shaker Hts.)

Games played: 4
Goals: 6
Assists: 2
Points: 14

Wooster senior Amanda Artman tallied a pair of two-goal games last week while leading the Fighting Scots to four wins.  The senior totaled three goals and one assist during the fall break trip to New York, which included victories over Rochester, 4-3 (2-OT), and Ithaca, 5-2.  She also scored the game-winner in a 2-1 victory over Denison and was a part of all three scores (2g, 1a) in a 3-1 triumph against Kenyon.

October 17th
Daly

Sophia Daly, Kenyon
(Baltimore, MD/Garrison Forest)

Games played: 2
Goals: 1
Assists: 3
Points: 5

Kenyon senior Sophia Daly  scored a goal and assisted on three others in Kenyon’s 8-0 victory against Transylvania on Friday.  Her three assists tied the Kenyon single-game record.  In addition, with the victory over Transylvania, Kenyon picked up the 300th victory in program history.

 

October 10th
 Casanta

Tori Casanta, Wittenberg
(Mason, OH/Cor Jesu)

Games played: 2
Goals: 3
Assists: 0
Points: 6

Wittenberg senior Tori Casanta scored three times in the Tigers’ 2-0 week. Wittenberg defeated Kenyon, 3-0, and Ohio Wesleyan, 3-2, in overtime. Casanta hit the back of the net twice versus the Ladies, including the game-winner, and added the second Tiger goal against OWU. Two of her goals were unassisted.

October 5th
Whitaker Emily Whitaker, Oberlin
(Pelham, NY/Pelham Memorial)


Games played: 2
Goals: 4
Assists: 1
Points: 9

Oberlin junior forward Emily Whitaker netted three goals and added an assist in the Yewomen’s 6-3 defeat of Earlham. She then scored her team’s only goal in a 6-1 loss to Wooster. The win over Earlham snapped a four-game losing skid.
September 26th

Valora

Kate Valora, Wooster
(Mt. Laurel, NJ/Lenape Regional)


Games played: 2
Goals: 1
Assists: 2
Points: 4

 

Wooster senior midfielder Kate Valora scored the double overtime game-winner in a 1-0 decision over Ohio Wesleyan, and assisted on two goals in a 4-2 victory over Kenyon. The four points she scored last week were her first of the season.

September 19th

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Sarah McNee, Kenyon
(Westport, CT/Staples)

Games played: 2
Goals: 2
Assists: 1
Points: 5
Game-Winning Goals: 1

Sophomore Sarah McNee stepped up at key times in Kenyon’s 4-3 win over Denison in NCAC action on Wednesday.  McNee scored the game’s first goal, then helped the Ladies open up a 4-1 cushion with another goal and an assist early in the second galf.  She currently leads the team with six goals and 13 total points.

 

September 12th

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Amanda Artman, Wooster
(Shaker Hts., OH/Shaker Hts.)

Games played: 2
Goals: 3
Assists: 0
Points: 6

Wooster senior forward Amanda Artman  scored three goals this week, and in the process became the NCAC’s all-time leading scorer with 80 career goals. She accounted for both scores in Wooster’s 2-1 victory over Denison, then scored the first goal in a 3-1 decision over Wittenberg.

September 7th
 Birdsall

Kate Birdsall, Earlham
(Georgetown, ME/Morse)

Games played: 2
Goals: 2
Assists: 1
Points:5

Earlham sophomore forward Kate Birdsall scored twice and added an assist in the opening week, in which the Quakers posted a 2-0 record. Birdsall scored one goal and dished outone assist in a 3-0 decision over Trine, then added another goal in a 2-1 defeat of Transylvania.