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Field Hockey Athletes of the Week: September 17, 2018

field hockey athletes of the week for September 17, 2018

Offensive Player of the Week

Kayla Klein (Keene State) – Sophomore – Forward – West Brookfield, Mass.
Klein was named LEC Offensive Player of the Week after totaling six goals for 12 points in a 2-0 week for the Owls. She scored three goals, including the game-winner, in a 6-1 non-conference win over Colby-Sawyer and an 8-1 conference victory at UMass Dartmouth. Klein now leads the LEC with 10 goals and 20 points this season.

Defensive Player of the Week

Lili Dickey (Western Connecticut) – Junior – Back – Westbrook, Conn.
Dickey was named LEC Defensive Player of the Week after leading the Colonials to a shutout conference triumph at 2017 LEC tournament runner-up Westfield State, limiting the Owls to just seven shots on goal. She stared the week by making a defensive save in a 2-0 setback to 20th-ranked Vassar, which is averaging 4.3 goals per game this season.

Goalkeeper of the Week

Neve Manion (Western Connecticut) – Sophomore – Newington, Conn.
Manion was named LEC Goalkeeper of the Week after totaling 23 saves while posting a 1.33 goals against average and a .920 save percentage in a 1-1 week for the Colonials. She totaled six saves in a 5-0 conference win at Westfield State after notching 17 saves in a 2-0 setback against 20th-raked Vassar. Manion is now 3-3 this season with a 0.92 goals against average and a .891 save percentage, having made 41 saves with five goals against through six games. She ranks second in the LEC in goals against average, saves and save percentage.

Rookie of the Week

Emma Barnaby (Fitchburg State) – Freshman – Forward – Leominster, Mass.
Barnaby was named LEC Rookie of the Week after scoring the first goal of her collegiate career in a 4-3 conference victory at Salem Stat Saturday. Her tally 5:50 into the second half gave the Falcons a 3-1 lead.