2017 NCAC Women's Lacrosse Players of the Week

 
May 1st
 

Shelby Piper, Allegheny 
(Littleton, CO/Chatfield) 
 

GP/GS: 2/2
Goals: 10
Assists: 7
Points: 12
Draw Controls: 2
Shots on Goal: 12
Shots: 13 

Allegheny junior attack Shelby Piper was vital in leading the Gators to a pair of league victories last week to secure the third seed for the NCAC Tournament. Piper was outstanding in the Gator’s overtime victory against Wooster setting a new program record for points in a game after she registered 12 on eight goals and four assists. In the regular season finale, Piper scored twice and assisted on three more goals in the win over Ohio Wesleyan. On the week, Piper scored 10 goals and assisted on seven for 17 total points. 

April 24th
 

Shelby Piper, Allegheny
(Littleton, CO/Chatfield)  
 

GP/GS: 2/2
Goals: 6
Assists: 6
Points: 12
Shots: 19
Caused Turnovers: 4
Ground Balls:

Allegheny junior attack Shelby Piper led the Gators to a pair of big NCAC road wins last week against Hiram and Kenyon to get back to .500 in conference play. In the win over Hiram, Piper registered two goals and four assists before following that performance up with a four goal; two assist effort in the win against Kenyon. On the week, Piper scored six goals and recorded six assists for a team-high 12 points and added nine ground balls and caused four turnovers.   

April 17th
 

Alexa L’Insalata, Oberlin 
(Plainsboro Township, NJ/West Windsor-Plainsboro North)  

GP/GS: 2/2
Minutes: 112
Goals Against: 11
GAA: 5.89
Saves: 26
Shots Faced: 48  
Save %: .703 

Oberlin senior goalie Alexa L’Insalata posted a perfect 2-0 record in the cage last week to help improve the Yeowomen’s conference record to 4-1 with victories against Allegheny and Kenyon. L’Insalata posted a first-half shutout against the Gators and allowed just two goals in 52 minutes of work as she departed with 13 saves in the 14-3 win. She followed up with another 13-save effort in a tight 11-9 win against the Ladies. The senior faced 48 shots over the two matches, finishing with a save percentage of .703 and a goals against average of 5.89.  

April 10th
 

Shelby Piper, Allegheny
(Littleton, CO/Chatfield) 
  

GP/GS: 1/1
Goals: 6
Assists: 3
Points: 9
Draw Controls: 5
Ground Balls: 1
Shots: 11

Allegheny junior attack Shelby Piper led the Gators to a dramatic, 17-16, overtime victory last week against Wittenberg to even up their NCAC record. Piper scored six goals and recorded three assists for a team-high nine points.  

April 3rd
 

Taylor Summers, DePauw
(Cambridge, MD/Saints Peter and Paul) 
  

GP/GS: 3/3
Goals: 8
Assists: 9
Points: 17
Draw Controls: 2
Ground Balls: 8
Caused Turnovers:

DePauw senior attack Taylor Summers led the Tigers to three wins last week to improve to a program best 5-2 start, including an impressive NCAC win against Hiram. In the win over the Terriers, Summers registered four goals and tied a school-record with six assists for 10 total points. On the week, Summers tallied eight goals, nine assists, caused two turnovers and secured eight ground balls as the Tigers posted a 3-0 record on the week. 

March 27th
 

Natalie Rauchle, Oberlin
(Edina, MN/Edina)  
 

GP/GS: 2/2
Goals: 11 
Points: 11
Shots: 19
Game-Winning Goals: 1
Draw Controls: 13
Ground Balls:

Oberlin junior midfielder Natalie Rauchle led the Yeowomen to a pair of wins last week against Baldwin Wallace and Wooster. In the win over Wooster, the programs first since 2000, Rauchle tied a season-high with seven goals. On the week, Rauchle tallied 11 goals and secured 13 draw controls as the Yeowomen are out to a perfect 7-0 start on the season. 

March 20th
 

Laura Papp, Wooster
(Ada, MI/Forest Hills Northern)  
 

GP/GS: 2/2
Goals:
Assists: 4
Points: 11 
Shots: 16 
Draw Controls: 6
Ground Balls: 3

Wooster sophomore attack Laura Papp led the way in an 18-13 win over St. Mary’s (IN) with a career-high five goals, reaching that total on just seven shots. Tallied an assist and scooped up three groundballs to pair with three draws against St. Mary’s. In Wooster’s 17-11 win over Calvin, Papp logged three assists and two goals. In leading the Fighting Scots to a pair of wins, Papp registered seven goals and four assists for 11 total points.

March 13th
 

Autumn Osgood, Hiram
(Hyde Park, VT/Lamoille Union) 
 

GP/GS: 1/1
Goals:
Assists:
Points: 13
Shots: 9
Draw Controls: 7
Ground Balls: 8

Hiram senior midfielder Autumn Osgood shattered three Terrier records in the team’s 21-3 victory over Heidelberg on Sunday. Osgood broke the single-game goals mark (7), while also setting new program standards in both assists (6) and total points (13). Taking all 26 draws, Osgood helped the Terriers hold a 19-7 advantage, controlling seven on her own.

March 6th
 

Natalie Rauchle, Oberlin
(Edina, MN/Edina) 
 

GP/GS: 2/2
Shots: 15
Goals: 9
Assists: 4
Points: 13
Game-Winning Goals: 2
Ground Balls:

Oberlin junior midfielder Natalie Rauchle scored nine goals to help lead the Yeowomen to a 2-0 record to open the 2017 season. She posted four goals in a 17-2 win over Heidelberg and added five more tallies in a 22-2 win over Kalamazoo. Rauchle has also gotten her teammates involved, registering a team-best four assists on the year for 13 points.

February 27th
 

Becca Joseph, Wittenberg
(Toledo, OH/St. Ursula) 

GP/GS: 1/1
Goals:
Assists: 1
Points: 10
Game-Winning Goals: 1
Shots: 11 

Wittenberg senior attacker Becca Joseph tied a school record with nine goals in the Tigers’ season opening 23-8 victory against Albion last Saturday. Joseph also added an assist for 10 total points in the win.