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Field Hockey Athletes of the Week: October 22, 2018

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Offensive Player of the Week

Kimberly Brower (Western Connecticut) – Sophomore – Forward – Mahopac, N.Y.
Brower was named LEC Offensive Player of the Week after scoring five goals for 10 points in a 2-0 week for the Colonials. She scored the game-winning goal in a 4-0 win over cross-state rival Eastern Connecticut before scoring four of WestConn's five goals, including the game-winner, in a 5-2 victory over Fitchburg State. For the season, Brower has 11 goals and six assists for 28 points. She ranks eighth in the LEC in goals and points this season.

Defensive Player of the Week

Maggie Redman (Southern Maine) – Junior – Midfield – Alfred, Maine
Redman was named LEC Defensive Player of the Week leading a defense that yielded just one goal per game in a pair of conference wins for the Huskies last week. She also contributed on the offensive end, notching an assist in a 2-1 win over Plymouth State, the program's first since 2014, and scoring her third goal of the season in a 3-1 victory at first-place Castleton, which was previously undefeated in conference action.

Goalkeeper of the Week

Jessica Distler (Plymouth State) – Sophomore – Brookfield, N.H.
Distler was named LEC Goalkeeper of the Week for the second time this season after totaling 19 saves in a 1-1 week for the Panthers, during which she posted a 1.75 goals against average and .826 save percentage. She had 11 saves in a 3-2 conference win at Westfield State that was decided on penalty strokes, stopping all four penalty bids she faced. Dister had eight stops in a 2-1 setback at Southern Maine. The sophomore ranks third in the LEC in save percentage (.760), fourth in saves (98) and sixth in goals against average (2.14) this season.

Rookie of the Week

Julia Tetreault (Framingham State) – Freshman – Back – Sutton, Mass.
Tetreault was named LEC Rookie of the Week for the first time this season scoring four goals, the first of her collegiate career, over three games for the Rams last week. She opened the week with a two-goal match in a 4-2 setback at New England College before capping the week with another two-goal effort in a 5-4 conference victory at Salem State, which included burying the game-winner. With 6:06 remaining in the contest.