2018 NCAC Women's Lacrosse Players of the Week

 
April 30th
 

Kiely Noonan, Denison
(Wellesley, MA/Wellesley) 

GP/GS: 2/2
Goals: 9
Assists:
Points: 13 
GW Goals: 1
Shots: 18
Draw Controls: 6
Ground Balls: 3
Caused Turnovers: 1

Denison sophomore attacker Kiely Noonan led the Big Red last week with nine goals and four assists for 13 total points in a pair of wins against DePauw and Oberlin to secure the top-seed in the NCAC Tournament. In the victory against the Tigers, Noonan tallied her 100th career goal and followed that performance with six goals and two assists against the Yeowomen to secure the Big Red’s 20th NCAC Championship in program history. 

April 23rd
 

Shelby Piper, Allegheny
(Littleton, CO/Chatfield) 

GP/GS: 2/2
Goals: 8
Assists:
Points: 13
Shots: 16
Shots on Goal: 12
Ground Balls: 8
Caused Turnovers: 1

Allegheny senior midfielder Shelby Piper led the Gators to a pair of big NCAC wins last week against Kenyon and Wittenberg to improve to two games above .500 in conference play. In the win over Kenyon, Piper registered three goals and four assists before following that performance up with a five goal; one assist effort in the win against Kenyon. On the week, Piper scored eight goals and recorded five assists for a team-high 13 points and added eight ground balls and caused one turnover.  

April 16th
 

Sydney Garvis, Oberlin
(Lexington, VA/Rockbridge County) 

GP/GS: 2/2
Goals: 9
Assists:
Points: 11
Shots: 14
Shots on Goal: 12
Ground Balls: 4
Draw Controls: 17

Oberlin senior midfielder Sydney Garvis continued her torrid pace, scoring four or more goals in three straight games as she poured in five in a 20-14 win over Allegheny before adding four more in a 20-3 win over Allegheny. Garvis also added a team-high 17 draw controls over the two matches and dished out two assists to finish the week with 11 points. 

April 9th
 

Emily Wadds, Wittenberg
(Cincinnati, OH/Wyoming) 

GP/GS: 1/1
Goals:
Points: 7
Shots: 8
Shots on Goal: 7
Caused Turnovers: 1
Ground Balls: 4
Draw Controls: 19

Wittenberg junior attack Emily Wadds scored a game-high seven goals in the 16-5 win over Hiram. Her seven goals came via eight shot attempts. Wadds also collected four ground balls, caused a turnover and won 19 draw controls. 

April 2nd
 

Megan Healy, Wooster
(Ottawa Hills, OH/Ottawa Hills) 

GP/GS: 2/2
Goals:
Assists:
Points: 4
Shots: 5
Caused Turnovers: 9
Ground Balls: 19
Draw Controls: 12

Wooster junior Megan Healy was all over the field last week in a 2-0 week for the Fighting Scots. On Wednesday, the midfielder recorded eight draw controls to run her three-game stretch to 26. Against Baldwin Wallace, Healy added 11 groundballs and followed that up with eight on Saturday during the Scots’ 15-9 win over archrival Wittenberg. Healy added six caused turnovers, four draws, and two goals in the conference win. 

March 26th

Natalie Rauchle, Oberlin
(Edina, MN/Edina) 

GP/GS: 3/3
Shots: 31
Goals: 19 
Assists: 5
Points: 24
Caused Turnovers: 4
Ground Balls: 11
Draw Controls: 19

Oberlin junior midfielder Natalie Rauchle helped Oberlin to a 2-1 week by positing 31 points with 19 goals and five assists last week. Rauchle senior scored eight goals and had two assists in a 19-14 conference win over Wittenberg as she notched a season-high 10 points. She hit on 4-of-5 free-position tries and added four draws in the win. Rauchle added 11 goals, three assists, and 15 draws in two games during the Yeowomen’s trip to Colorado. 

March 19th
 

Shelby Piper, Allegheny
(Littleton, CO/Chatfield) 

GP/GS: 2/2
Goals:
Assists: 10 
Points: 16
Game-Winning Goals: 1
Shots: 12
Caused Turnovers: 1
Ground Balls:

Allegheny senior attack Shelby Piper led the Gators to a pair of wins last week against Baldwin-Wallace and then opened up NCAC play by defeating DePauw, 16-4. In the win over Baldwin-Wallace, Piper registered four goals and three assists before following that performance up with a two goal; seven assist effort in the win against DePauw. On the week, Piper scored six goals and recorded 10 assists for a team-high 16 points and added eight ground balls and caused one turnover.  

March 12th
 

Maggie Grabowski, Kenyon
(Park Ridge, IL/Maine) 

GP/GS: 3/3
Shots: 14
Goals: 9
Assists: 3
Points: 12 
Game-Winning Goals: 2
Caused Turnovers: 4
Ground Balls: 12
Draw Controls: 23

Kenyon sophomore midfielder Maggie Grabowski filled up the stat sheet last week for the Ladies who won all of their games and improved to 5-2. Grabowski led Kenyon with 12 ground balls and 23 draw controls while also totaling 12 points on nine goals and three assists. She also added two game-winners. 

March 5th
 

Sierah Ray, Hiram
(Stow, OH/Stow-Munroe Falls) 

GP/GS: 2/2
Shots: 23
Goals: 11 
Assists: 3
Points: 14 
Caused Turnovers: 5
Ground Balls: 12
Draw Controls: 17

Hiram senior midfielder Sierah Ray averaged seven points per game in a pair of wins for the Terriers last week. Ray became the second Terrier in school history to reach the 100-goal mark in a 19-13 win over Thiel. She posted five goals, two assists and added nine draw controls in the win. She followed that with a six goal, seven-point performance in a one-goal win over Muskingum last Wednesday. On the week, Ray scored 11 goals, recorded three assists and added 12 ground balls and 17 draw controls. 

February 26th
 

Kiely Noonan, Denison
(Wellesley, MA/Wellesley) 

GP/GS: 1/1
Goals:
Assists: 2
Points:
Shots:
Ground Balls: 1
Draw Controls: 2

Denison sophomore attacker Kiely Noonan led the Big Red with seven points (5 goals, 2 assists) in their season-opening 20-3 win over Fredonia on Sunday. Noonan was 3-for-4 in free-position attempts and also added two draw controls, one caused turnover and one ground ball.