Landmark Announces Players of the Week

Landmark Announces Players of the Week

TOWSON, Md. – The Landmark Conference has released the Players of the Week. The conference will recognize a student-athlete for each sport based on their contributions to their team throughout the season. There were no Cross Country Runners of the Week selected as teams were not in competition.

Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Week
Sam Barcia
Drew (So., F, Berlin, N.J.)

Barcia tallied 14 points in two Drew victories this week. In Wednesday's non-conference finale against Muhlenberg, Barcia scored four times for the second time this season. The 19th ranked Rangers clinched the top seed in the Landmark Conference playoffs with a 4-2 win over Juniata on Saturday afternoon. Barcia scored twice and also recorded a pair of assists in the regular season finale. Her second goal was her 27th of the year, tying the field hockey program record set in 1986. She leads the Landmark Conference in goals with 27 and points with 60.
Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week
Krista Mundy
Scranton (Jr., GK, North Caldwell, N.J.)

Mundy made a season-high eight saves to preserve the Royals' 1-0 victory over 20th-ranked Catholic University on Saturday, a win that guaranteed Scranton a spot in the upcoming Landmark Conference tournament. Scranton posted its sixth shutout of the season despite being out-shot 19-5 and trailing 20-3 in penalty corners.
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Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week
Chris Larson
Catholic (Sr., F, Nassau, Bahamas)

Larson lifted the Cardinals to a 1-0 victory over Scranton in the team's only action this past week. He tallied the only goal of the game for his second of the season. With the win, Catholic clinched the No. 1 seed in the Landmark tournament. As the No. 1 seed, Catholic will host the fourth-seeded team, still to be determined, in a semifinal on Thursday.
Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week
Torsten Meuschke
Catholic (Jr., GK, Gaithersburg, Md.)

Meuschke picked up his seventh shutout victory of the season in a 1-0 victory at Scranton as the team secured the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Landmark playoffs. Meuschke had three saves to preserve the win as the Royals out shot Catholic 11-3..
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Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week
Paula Pryor
Juniata (Sr., F, Westbrookville, N.Y.)

Pryor scored the game-winning goal in Juniata's 3-0 victory over Drew to secure second place in the conference tournament, the Eagles’ highest finish in Landmark history. She also assisted on the team’s second goal of the game. The win marked the fourth league victory for the Eagles setting a program single-season conference wins' record for Juniata. Pryor also scored a goal in Juniata's 6-1 win over Penn State-Altoona. She is currently tied for first in the conference with 15 goals and leads the league with 37 points.
Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week
Lexi Halperin
Catholic (So., GK, River Vale, N.J.)

Halperin went undefeated in goal this week, picking up one shutout en route to a 1-0-1 record. The sophomore had two saves in a 1-0 victory at Washington (Md.). She followed up with a six-save performance at Scranton, allowing just one goal against the high power offense that averaged more than 2.5 goals per game prior to Saturday’s contest.
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Volleyball Player of the Week
Taylor Kornmann
Moravian (Fr., RS, Ledgewood, N.J.)

Kornmann helped Moravian to a 2-1 record in the final week of the regular season.  She averaged 4.30 kills and 1.20 blocks per set with a .469 hitting percentage in the three matches. Kornmann had ten kills and three blocks in the loss to No. 18 Eastern before tallying 18 kills and three blocks in a 3-0 sweep over Swarthmore. She finished the regular season with 15 kills, six blocks and a .560 hitting percentage in the 3-1 win over Muhlenberg.
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Men's Swimming Player of the Week
Morgan Richter
Goucher (So., Cleburne, Texas)

Richter broke the school record in the 1,000-yard freestyle in a dual meet at St. Mary’s (Md.) on Saturday. He bettered the former mark of 10:19.39 established by Matthew Brower in 2011-12 with a winning time of 10:07.57. Richter’s time is also the fourth fastest in Landmark history. He added victories in the 500 free (4:59.47) and 200 butterfly (2:02.26) as well.

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Women's Swimming Player of the Week
Erika Fimple
Juniata (Fr., Drexel Hill, Pa.)

In just the third meet of her collegiate career, Fimple earned four individual first place finishes at the Chatham Invitational and helped Juniata win two relays. She swam in five individual events and posted times in the top four of the conference in all five events. Fimple won the 100 IM (1:06.00), 200 IM (2:19.31), 50 butterfly (28.64) and the 200 butterfly (2:23.50). She also finished second in the 100 butterfly in a time of 1:03.11. The Eagles added wins in the 200 freestyle relay (1:44.21) and the 200 medley relay (1:57.93) as they went on to finish second amongst five teams.

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