2017-18 Athletes of the Week

  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Jillian Picciuto, Moravian
    April 30, 2018
    (Jr, Att - Long Valley, N.J.) Moravian junior Jillian Picciuto led Moravian with 11 points on eight goals and three assists in a 21-5 win over Goucher College to close out the 2018 regular season. It was the sixth time in her career that Picciuto had scored 11 or more points in a match and the second time she's netted at least eight goals in a contest. Picciuto added two ground balls, a caused turnovers and a career-high 11 draw controls.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Katiana Michalski, Drew
    April 30, 2018
    (Fr, GK - Eastchester, N.Y.) Drew freshman Katiana Michalski made 13 saves in the Rangers' 13-7 victory over Susquehanna on Saturday. She held the River Hawks to one goal over the final 38 minutes, as Drew rallied from a 6-2 deficit to clinch the No. 4 seed in the Landmark Tournament. She also picked up a ground ball in the win.
  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Holly Regan, Catholic
    April 23, 2018
    (So., A) Catholic sophomore Holly Regan collected 15 points over Landmark teams for the Cardinals this week. She racked up four goals while tossing out three assists against Goucher on Wednesday followed by an eight-point performance on five goals and three assists over Moravian on Saturday.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Nanci Hernandez, Catholic
    April 23, 2018
    (So., GK) Catholic sophomore Nanci Hernandez recorded 10 saves this week against Landmark Conference opponents including nine against Moravian College on Saturday. The San Diego, native tacked on an assist versus Moravian and registered both of the Cardinals wins.
  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Elena Gallo, Scranton
    April 16, 2018
    (Jr., A - East Meadow, N.Y.) Junior Elena Gallo had a big week for Scranton, scoring 11 goals in a 1-1 (1-0 Landmark) week for the Royals. The junior attack recorded a hat trick in a 14-11 loss at Oneonta on Wednesday before erupting for eight goals in a 19-13 win over Elizabethtown on Saturday. Gallo, who tied for the third most goals in a game in Scranton history against the Blue Jays, reached the 100-goal milestone with her eighth goal against Elizabethtown. Gallo, who went 5-of-7 on free-position shots on the week, also contributed three ground balls, two caused turnovers, and one draw control for the Royals.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Libby Dex, Susquehanna
    April 16, 2018
    (So., G - Coopersburg, Pa.) Susquehanna sophomore Libby Dex etched name into the River Hawks record book as she eclipsed the 200 career saves milestone with her eight saves against Goucher. The sophomore allowed just four goals against the Gophers in their only game of the week.
  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Shannon Stull, Goucher
    April 09, 2018
    (So., M - Westminster, Md.) Goucher sophomore Shannon Stull scored five goals on the afternoon Saturday at Juniata, as the Gophers collected their first win of the year on the road. She had all of Goucher's goals in the first half (three), before scoring two more in the second period. She scored her last goal of the day with 3:53 left was the eventual game-winner for Goucher.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Erin Putnam, Scranton
    April 09, 2018
    (So., G - Doylestown, Pa.) Scranton sophomore Erin Putnam had double-figure saves in both of Scranton's games last week, turning aside 28 shots in the Royals' 1-1 (1-0 Landmark) week. The sophomore goalkeeper made a career-high 17 saves in a 13-11 setback to #23 Rowan on Tuesday. before making 11 stops in an 18-9 victory at Moravian on Saturday. Putnam finished the week with a .560 save percentage and a 11.00 goals against average.
  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Liz Bill, Moravian
    April 02, 2018
    (So, MF - Frenchtown, N.J.) Moravian sophomore Liz Bill helped the Greyhounds to a 2-0 record last week as the Greyhounds extended their winning streak to a program-best six games. She scored 19 points with 12 goals and seven assists to go along with five ground balls, five caused turnovers and two draw controls. Bill was 3-for-5 on 8-meter shots, and she put 15 of her 16 shot attempts on goal. Bill had four goals and three assists to go with two ground balls, two draw controls and two caused turnovers in a 20-7 win at DeSales University. She the tied the school with 12 points on eight goals and four assists in a 21-7 win at Susquehanna University. Bill also had three ground balls and three caused turnovers in the match.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Erin Dugan, Catholic
    April 02, 2018
    (Jr., D) Catholic junior Erin Dugan made two starts this week and defended the Cardinals to back-to-back victories this week. The Medford, N.J., native won six draw controls, scooped four groundballs and caused two turnovers in No. 22 Catholic's upset of No. 5 York. Just two days later, Dugan collected five draw controls and cause two turnovers during the Cardinals' win over Landmark opponent, Scranton.
  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Katie Thompson, Elizabethtown
    March 26, 2018
    (Sr, M - Havre de Grace, Md.) Mother Nature limited Elizabethtown to one game this past week, but senior Katie Thompson made it count for the Blue Jays. She set a new single-game team record with 10 assists in a 19-11 Landmark Conference win over Susquehanna on Saturday. Thompson assisted on E-town's first six goals before becoming the first player in program history with double-digit assists in one game. Her 11 points on Saturday tied for the fifth-most in a single game by any Elizabethtown player. She also scored an unassisted goal for the Jays. Thompson also had eight draw controls and five ground balls.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Kate Calabro, Scranton
    March 26, 2018
    (So./Fr.*, M - Seaford, N.Y.) Scranton sophomore Kate Calabro played a big part in Scranton's 2-0 week, totaling four ground balls, three caused turnovers, and 10 draw controls while also adding six points on a goal and five assists. The sophomore midfielder had 10 draw controls and two points in a 15-4 win at Marywood on Wednesday before posting game-highs of three caused turnovers and six draw controls in a 21-4 victory over Goucher on Sunday. Calabro also tied for a game-high with four ground balls against the Gophers while adding a goal and three assists on the offensive end.
  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Meaghan McMullan, Moravian
    March 19, 2018
    (Fr, MF - Tatamy, Pa.) Moravian freshman Meaghan McMullan helped the Greyhounds to a 2-0 record last week as the Greyhounds played their first two home matches of the season, winning by a combined score of 39-11. McMullan had eight goals, an assist, eight ground balls, 19 draw controls and seven caused turnovers during the week. She was also 4-for-4 on free position shots and put 13 of her 19 shots on goal during the week. McMullan had four goals, five ground balls, four draw controls and four caused turnovers in a 19-2 win over Southern Vermont College, and she added four goals, an assist, three ground balls, three draw controls and a school-record 15 draw controls in a 20-9 victory over Widener University.
  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Lauren Cassella, Drew
    March 12, 2018
    (Fr, M - Edison, N.J.) Drew freshman Lauren Cassella tallied 15 points in a pair of Drew wins over Guilford and King's. She scored five goals and added two assists while also picking up a ground ball in the 19-5 victory at Guilford on Monday. Cassella found the back of the net six times and distributed a pair of assists in a 14-10 triumph over King's on Wednesday. She went 5-for-6 on free position attempts in the game and registered two draw controls and a ground ball against the Monarchs.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Kelley Gavin, Moravian
    March 12, 2018
    (Jr, G - Shavertown, Pa.) Moravian College junior Kelley Gavin helped Moravian to a 17-12 win over Misericordia University in Clearwater, Florida during Spring Break. Gavin recorded 11 saves, allowed nine goals and had a pair of ground balls in 57 minutes of action in the victory.
  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Megan Ellis, Catholic
    March 05, 2018
    (Jr., A) Catholic junior Megan Ellis racked up 13 points this week with a career-high 10 points on seven goals and three assists over Christopher Newport University. The No. 15 Cardinals downed CNU (18-11) on Saturday after topping No. 21 St. Mary's College of Maryland 16-10, where Ellis notched three goals.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Erin Dugan, Catholic
    March 05, 2018
    (Jr., D) Erin Dugan helped the No. 15 Cardinals put a stop to No. 21 St. Mary's (Md.) and Christopher Newport University this week. The junior won 12 total draw controls including eight against CNU where she also caused four turnovers. During Catholic's game versus St. Mary's Dugan picked up an assist.
  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Carly Thompson, Elizabethtown
    February 26, 2018
    (Sr, A - Havre de Grace, Md.) Elizabethtown senior attack Carly Thompson notched four goals and four assists in last Wednesday's non-conference win over Hood. Thompson led the Blue Jays with eight points, with her four goals coming on just five shots, all on goal. Her four helpers tied a single-game career high, including assists on the first two goals of the game to get E-town out and running on the Blazers. Thompson's four goals leave her two shy of 100 for her career.
  • Densive Athlete of the Week - Erin Putnam, Scranton
    February 26, 2018
    (So., G - Doylestown, Pa.) Scranton sophomore Erin Putnam was strong in goal in Scranton's season opener, making five saves in 53:31 of action to lead the Royals to a 17-3 victory at Farmingdale State. The sophomore goalkeeper finished gthe contest with a 62.5 save percentage and a 3.36 goals-against average to earn the win.