(FOR THE WEEK OF AUG. 31-SEPT. 2)
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Libby Pomerleau, Saint Joseph's (Maine) (Jr., F - Limerick, Maine)
GOALKEEPER OF THE WEEK
Megan Baker, Saint Joseph's (Maine) (Sr., GK - Gorham, Maine)
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Makena Leazer, Lasell (Fr., GK - Nashua, N.H.)
Posted a 1-1 record with 12 saves on 15 shots (.800) and a 1.50 goals-against average in her first two collegiate games. She made six saves in a 2-1 loss Friday night at Nichols before making six saves Saturday afternoon in a 6-1 victory at Becker.
WEEK 1 HONOR ROLL
Alie Jones, Colby-Sawyer (Jr., F - Cape Neddick, Maine) - Jones scored a goal in each of the Chargers' two games over the weekend. She notched the game-winner 25 seconds into overtime to lift Colby-Sawyer to a 2-1 road win at Elms. The junior then scored the first goal of a road contest at Gordon, which the Chargers would win 3-2.
Julia Franzik, Lasell (Sr., M - Wallingford, Conn.) - Scored two goals last week as Lasell split. Both goals came in a 6-1 at Becker, scoring the first two goals of the game in the first half (21:28 and 27:05), including the game-winner.
Linsey Roth, Rivier (Sr., F - Tyngsboro, Mass.) - In her first game of the season, Roth had three goals for six points in a 9-0 win at Dean.
Emma Rutledge, Saint Joseph's (Maine) (Fr., F - Alfred, Maine) - Rutledge played a big role for the Monks in their 2-0 start to the season, as the freshman forward played well in a 3-2 win over Skidmore on Friday and broke through with a goal and two assists for four total points in a 7-0 victory over Wellesley College on Sunday.
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