2016 NCAC Field Hockey Players of the Week

 
October 31st
 

Lucy Pearsall, Denison
(Chicago, IL/Latin School of Chicago)  
 

Games played/started:  2/2
Goals: 3
Shots: 12 
Points: 6
Game-Winning Goals: 2

Denison sophomore midfielder Lucy Pearsall led the Big Red to two important NCAC victories last week. Totaling three goals and six points, Pearsall scored both game winning goals for the Big Red. In the match against Wooster, Pearsall scored her second goal of the match within the first minute of overtime. In a tie game against Kenyon, Pearsall beat the keeper on a penalty corner set with just 15 seconds remaining in the match. The goal gave the Big Red the No. 2 seed in the NCAC tournament and home-field advantage for the first round. 

October 24th
 

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

Games played/started:  2/2
Goals: 2
Assists:
Points: 5
Shots:

DePauw junior forward Paige Berliner led the Tigers to a pair of NCAC victories last week and at least a share of the conference title after defeating Kenyon and Denison. Against Kenyon, Berliner scored a goal and then followed that game with a one-goal, one-assist performance versus Denison. On the week Berliner totaled five points on two goals and one assist, including assisting on the game-winning goal against Denison.

October 17th
 

Sarah Speroff, Kenyon
(Euclid, OH/Hawken School) 

Games played/started:  2/2
GA: 1
GA/AVG: 0.64 
Shutouts: 1
Saves: 20
Minutes: 140

Kenyon junior goalkeeper Sarah Speroff was brilliant in goal this week including her 17-save performance against Wittenberg. That tied her single-game best, which she set as a freshman against DePauw two seasons ago. Speroff leads the NCAC in shutouts and save percentage and is second in goals against average.

October 10th
 

Weezie Foster, Kenyon
(Reisterstown, MD/Friends School)  

Games played/started:  2/2
Goals: 3
Assists: 1
Points: 7
Game-Winning Goals: 1 
Shots: 10  

Kenyon junior midfielder Weezie Foster recorded her first career hat trick in the Ladies 4-1 win against Wooster last Saturday. Foster finished the week with seven total points to lead Kenyon on three goals and one assist. She is tied for fourth in the league in goals (9) and is tied for second in game-winning goals (3).

October 4th
 

Ellen Westfall, Denison
(Worthington, OH/Thomas Worthington)  
 

Games played/started:  2/2
GA: 0
GA/AVG: 0.00
Shutouts: 2
Saves: 4
Minutes: 140:00

Denison sophomore goalkeeper Ellen Westfall earned her fourth and fifth shutouts of the season after earning two road victories last week against Oberlin and Kenyon. She made four combined saves in the two games, three against Kenyon and one against Oberlin. Westfall currently leads the NCAC in goals-against average (1.00) and shutouts, and ranks second in save percentage (.774) and goals allowed (11).  

September 26th
 

Riley Trexler, Wittenberg
(Louisville, KY/Atherton) 

Games played/started:  2/2
Goals: 4
Assists: 1
Total Points: 9
Game-Winning Goals:

Wittenberg junior forward Riley Trexler led the Tigers to a pair of NCAC victories last week scoring four goals and adding an assist for nine total points. In Wittenberg’s win against Wooster, Trexler was credited with two goals including the game-winner and then followed that performance up with two goals and as assists in the win against Oberlin on Sunday.  

September 19th
 

Katelyn Hutchinson, Kenyon
(Pottstown, PA/St. George’s School) 
 

Games played/started:  3/3
Goals: 3
Assists: 1
Game-Winning Goals: 1 
Total Points: 7  

Kenyon junior forward Katelyn Hutchinson led the Ladies in points last week and tallied the game-winning goal in Kenyon’s comeback win against Wittenberg.  In total, Hutchinson finished with three goals and one assists for seven points to lead Kenyon to a perfect 3-0 mark on the week. Hutchinson’s six goals on the year rank within the top three of the NCAC.

September 12th
 

Kate Milner, DePauw
(St. Louis, MO/John Burroughs School)  

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

DePauw freshman forward Katie Milner helped guide the Tigers to a pair of wins last week over Wittenberg and Centre. In the win over Wittenberg, the NCAC opener for DePauw, Milner recorded two assists and then buried the game-winning goal in overtime against Centre. For the week, Milner scored one goal and added three assists for five total points.

September 6th
 

Camille van der Vaart, Earlham
(The Hague, Netherlands/Segbroek College)  

Games played/started: 2/2
Minutes: 140:00
Shutouts: 2
Saves: 12
Goals Against/Avg: 0.00 

Earlham freshman goalie Camille van der Vaart opened her collegiate career with a pair of shutouts to help lead the Quakers to a perfect 2-0 start for the first time since 2013. Van der Vaart collected six saves in Earlham’s, 1-0, victory against Concordia (WI) to open the year and followed that performance up with six more saves in the win over Transylvania.