2015 NCAC Field Hockey Players of the Week

 
November 2nd
 

Audrey Coler, Wittenberg
(Cincinnati, OH/Ursuline Academy) 

Games played/started:  2/2
Goals: 3
Shots: 9
Points: 6

Wittenberg sophomore forward Audrey Coler was key in a pair of NCAC victories for the Tigers last week as they clinched their second-straight and 12th overall appearance in the NCAC Tournament. Tied in the standings going into the game against Ohio Wesleyan, Coler registered two goals including the opening mark to lead the Tigers to a 4-1 victory. Then in the regular season finale, Coler scored her third goal of the week in a win against Earlham to claim the final spot in the tournament.

October 26th
 

Haley Savoie, Ohio Wesleyan
(San Diego, CA/Del Norte) 

Games played/started:  3/3
Goals: 2
Assists: 1
Shots: 20
Points: 5
Game-Winning Goals: 1

Ohio Wesleyan junior midfielder Haley Savoie was key in a pair of NCAC victories for the Bishops last week to pull OWU into a tie for fourth in the league standings heading into the final week of the regular season. Against Wooster, Savoie assisted on the tying goal forcing overtime before eventually scoring the game-winning goal. Savoie then followed that performance up by scoring a goal in the 65th minute against Oberlin to send the game to overtime, which OWU eventually won, to keep the Bishops alive in the race for the NCAC Tournament. On the week, Savoie finished with two goals and one assist for five total points to lead Ohio Wesleyan.

October 19th
 

Paige Berliner, DePauw
(New Albany, OH/Columbus Academy) 

Games played/started:  2/2
Goals: 4
Assists: 2
Shots: 19
Points: 10
Game-Winning Goals: 1

DePauw sophomore forward Paige Berliner helped guide the Tigers to a perfect 2-0 week and punch their ticket back into the North Coast Tournament for the fifth-straight year. Berliner registered all three goals in DePauw’s, 3-2, overtime win against Wooster, then added a goal and two assists in the victory against Oberlin. On the week Berliner finished with four goals and two assists for 10 total points. 

October 12th
 

Maddie Breschi, Kenyon
(Carlisle, PA/Carlisle) 

Games played/started:  2/2
Goals: 3
Assists: 3
Shots: 9
Points: 9
Game-Winning Goals: 1

Kenyon senior midfielder Maddie Breschi helped guide the Ladies to a 2-0 week and led the team in points (9). She scored twice and added two assists in the win over Oberlin. Breschi is tied for the NCAC lead with 11 goals and 28 points.

October 6th
 

Shannon Hart, Kenyon
(Mandara, Harare, Zimbabwe/Hellenic Academy)

Games played/started: 1/1
Goals: 3
Assists: 1
Shots: 7
Points: 7

Kenyon sophomore midfielder Shannon Hart  helped guide the Ladies to a 5-2 NCAC win over Denison last week. Hart scored three goals and added an assist in the victory. The sophomore is tied for third in the NCAC with eight goals and tied for third in points (17).

September 28th
 

Montana Knapp, Ohio Wesleyan
(San Diego, CA/Patrick Henry)  

Games played/started:  2/2
Goals: 5
Assists: 1
Game-Winning Goals: 1
Points: 11

Ohio Wesleyan senior forward Montana Knapp helped guide the Bishops to a pair of NCAC wins last week over Wooster and Oberlin. In the win over Wooster, Knapp registered two goals including the game-winner and then followed that with a three goal, one assist performance in the win over Oberlin. Knapp now has three multi-goal games on the year and leads the Bishops with eight goals and one assist for 17 total points. 

September 21st
 

Meghan Hut, Earlham
(Tiel, Netherlands/RSG Lingcollege) 

Games played/started:  2/2
Goals: 3
Game-Winning Goals: 1
Points: 6

Earlham junior forward Meghan Hut provided her second hat trick of the season as the Quakers came from two goals down to defeat Wooster 3-2 in double overtime on Sunday. Hut and the Quakers have now won back-to-back NCAC contests for the first time since 2002, having defeated Oberlin on Saturday for their first conference win since 2009. Hut now has six goals on the year, which currently ranks her second in the league.  

September 14th

Jen Durbin, Denison
(Ann Arbor, MI/Huron) 

Games played/started:  2/2
Goals: 3
Game-Winning Goals: 2
Points: 6

 

Denison sophomore forward Jen Durbin accounted for both game-winning goals in the Big Red’s wins this week over Oberlin and Johns Hopkins. She accounted for three of the team’s eight goals scored on the week.

September 8th
 

Megan Hut, Earlham
(Tiel, Netherlands/RSG Lingcollege)  

Games played/started:  1/1
Goals: 3
Game-Winning Goals: 1
Points: 6

Earlham junior forward Megan Hut netted a hat trick to lead the Quakers to a 4-0 shutout victory over Translyvania to win the season opener. After a scoreless first half, Hut broke the deadlock in the 45th minute notching her first goal of the season and would add goal number two in the 50th minute and cap off the hat trick in the 57th minute. The victory marked Heather Moore’s first win at home as Earlham’s head coach. In addition, the Quakers shutout an opponent for the first time since blanking Wilson College 1-0 on September 8, 2013.