2017-18 Women's Soccer Athletes of the Week

  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Katiana Michalski, Drew
    March 19, 2018
    (Fr, GK - Eastchester, N.Y.) Drew freshman Katiana Michalsko had a .633 save percentage while posting a goals against average of just 6.21 in wins over Manhattanville and Stockton. She recorded seven saves and picked up a pair of ground balls in the 20-9 victory over Manhattanville on Wednesday and held the Valiants to just one goal over the first 17 minutes of the game, as Drew built a 12-1 lead. She faced 23 shots and made 12 saves in a 9-5 triumph over Stockton on Saturday and kept the Ospreys off the board for more than 20 minutes in the first half, then another nearly 15-minute span in the second half.
  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Lydia Lawson, Elizabethtown
    October 30, 2017
    (So., F - Mountain Top, Pa.) Elizabethtown sophomore Lydia Lawson had a big week for the Blue Jays in the goal scoring department. She scored the Jays' lone goal in a close non-conference loss to DeSales last Tuesday. With the season in the balance, Lawson had a break-out game, recording her first hat trick of the season against Juniata with a first-half brace and completing her hat trick in the second half as the Blue Jays went on to a 4-0 win to clinch the fourth seed in the Landmark playoffs.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Hannah DeMars, Scranton
    October 30, 2017
    (Sr., MF - Cranford, N.J.) Scranton senior Hannah DeMars scored the game-tying goal in an eventual 2-1 overtime win against Catholic on Saturday. She moved up from her center back position on a corner kick and was perfectly positioned at the far post to knock the ball home when it bounded to her. After that goal in the 46th minute, she was instrumental in holding the Cardinals off the scoreboard the rest of the way as the Royals eventually scored in the 95th minute to complete a perfect regular season (7-0-0) in conference play.
  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Alyssa Bolger, Susquehanna
    October 16, 2017
    (Sr., F - Stanhope, N.J.) Susquehanna senior Alyssa Bolger helped the RIver Hawks to a 2-0 week of Landmark wins by scoring two goals and added one assist. Susquehanna is now 12-2-1 overall and 4-1-0 in conference play.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Jennifer Thorsheim, Susquehanna
    October 16, 2017
    (Sr., GK - Manalapan, N.J.) Susquehanna senior Jennifer Thorsheim recorded a pair of shutouts in a 2-0 Landmark Conference week. In the 2-0 win against Juniata, Thorsheim played all 90 minutes where she stopped three shots. In the 2-0 win against Drew, the senior made six saves. For the week, Thorsheim made nine saves.
  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Taylor Stevens, Scranton
    October 09, 2017
    (Jr., MF - Yardley, Pa.) Scranton junior Taylor Stevens had a goal and an assist to lead the Royals to a big 3-0 win over Susquehanna on Saturday. She scored the game's opening goal in the 16th minute, then assisted on the team's second goal in the 60th minute. Her play helped Scranton stay unbeaten in conference play and take sole possession of first place. It was also a key victory as the Royals entered the game fifth in the Mid-Atlantic Region rankings, one spot ahead of Susquehanna.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Colleen Berry, Scranton
    October 09, 2017
    (Jr., GK - Ridgewood, N.J.) Scranton junior Colleen Berry made five saves to help Scranton beat Susquehanna, 3-0, to remain unbeaten in conference play and take sole possession of first place. Four of her saves came in the first half while the game was still in doubt. It was her seventh clean sheet of the season and second in conference play. It was also a key victory as the Royals entered the game fifth in the Mid-Atlantic Region rankings, one spot ahead of Susquehanna.
  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Anna Kauffman, Juniata
    October 02, 2017
    (Jr., F - Palmyra, Pa.) Juniata junior Anna Kauffman tallied all of the teams goals on the week, including the winner against Catholic. Kauffman received the ball from goalie Kerry Leonard and touched it past the defender, dribbled down and calmly fired the ball into the far corner of the net to make it 1-0.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Kerry Leonard, Juniata
    October 02, 2017
    (Sr., GK - Cockeysville, Md.) Juniata senior Kerry Leonard posted two shutouts on the week including an impressive performance against Catholic where she provided the game-winning assist. She made nine saves on the week.
  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Erica Licari, Scranton
    September 25, 2017
    (Jr., F - Saint James, N.Y.) Scranton junior Erica Licari's penalty kick goal in the 60th minute lifted the Royals to a 1-0 victory over previously unbeaten Moravian in the Landmark Conference opener for both schools on Saturday. She calmly fired a shot low to the left side for the only goal of the match and avenging a missed opportunity when she had a one-on-one against the Greyhounds' goalie in the first half.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Colleen Berry, Scranton
    September 25, 2017
    (Jr., GK - Ridgewood, N.J.) Scranton junior Colleen Berry played a total of 200 minutes in goal against two strong opponents and did not allow a single goal. She began the week by making 10 saves in a 0-0 draw at NYU on Tuesday night. She made six first-half saves to keep the Royals in the match, then added a save in each overtime to secure the draw. On Saturday, she made a pair of saves as the Royals opened Landmark Conference play by handing Moravian its first loss, 1-0, at Fitzpatrick Field.
  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Sarah Racine, Drew
    September 18, 2017
    (Fr., F - Denville, N.J.) Drew freshman Sarah Racine scored the game-winning goal against both Old Westbury and Delaware Valley. She started the scoring just 66 seconds into Drew's 5-0 victory at Old Westbury on Wednesday. She had two goals in the 7-2 win at Delaware Valley on Saturday. Racine tallied first goal in the fifth minute, then netted another in the 23rd minute.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Lauren Bertucci, Moravian
    September 18, 2017
    (Sr, D - Coopersburg, Pa.) Bertucci helped the Greyhounds to two more shutouts in a 2-0 week as Moravian improved to 5-0-1 on the season and is just one of four NCAA Division III schools to not have allowed a goal this season. Bertucci anchors the Moravian defense and played all 92:32 in a 1-0 overtime shutout of rival Muhlenberg College. She then scored the game-winning goal in the 14th minute off of a set piece in the Greyhounds' 5-0 victory at the College of Mount Saint Vincent.
  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Camryn Mackey, Goucher
    September 11, 2017
    (Jr., F - Washington, D.C.) Goucher junior Camryn Mackey helped the Gophers to two wins, including game-winning goals in both games. Winning goal against Eastern was with 1:30 left on clock. On the week, she scored three goals.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Christina Peyroux, Catholic
    September 11, 2017
    (Jr., GK -, Canton, Ga.) The Cardinals earned two shutout victories this weekend, thanks to the goalkeeping of junior Christina Peyroux. Peyroux made four saves against Randolph-Macon on Sunday and saved Guilford's lone shot on Saturday. She played a full 90 minutes against Randolph-Macon to record the win after playing the second half of the Cards game against Guilford, sharing credit for the shutout.
  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Elizabeth Johnson, Catholic
    September 05, 2017
    (So., F - York, Pa.) During the Cardinal's opening weekend, sophomore Elizabeth Johnson racked up six points on three goals. The sophomore scored two goals including the game winner in Catholic's matchup against Virginia Wesleyan. On Saturday, Johnson helped the Cardinals avoid a shutout situation, when she tallied her third goal of the season in 34th minute over CNU.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Julie Tolin, Susquehanna
    September 05, 2017
    (Sr., GK - Southbury, Conn.) Susquehanna senior Julia Tolin posted a 2-0 record with a pair of shutouts in her first two career starts. She made six saves over the two games. She entered her senior year playing just one game in 14 minutes of action.