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Field Hockey Athletes of the Week: November 5, 2018

field hockey athletes of the week

Offensive Player of the Week

Julia Babbitt (Keene State) – Senior – Forward – Haddam, Conn.
Babbitt was named LEC Offensive Player of the Week after totaling one goal and three assists for five points to help lead the second-seeded Owls to their sixth consecutive LEC tournament title. She had a pair of assists in a 4-0 quarterfinal win over seventh-seeded Bridgewater State, set up a goal in a 3-1 semifinal victory over third-seeded Southern Maine, and capped the week with the game-winning goal in a 2-1 championship final triumph over top-seeded Castleton. Babbitt assisted on the game-winning goals against the Bears and Huskies.

Defensive Player of the Week

Ally McCall (Keene State) – Senior – Back – Watertown, Mass.
McCall was named LEC Defensive Player of the after leading a defensive unit that allowed just two goals over three tournament games as the second-seeded Owls captured their sixth consecutive LEC tournament title. The LEC Championship Tournament Most Outstanding Player contributed on the offensive end of the field as well, being credited with an assist on Keene State's first goal in the 2-1 championship final win over top-seeded Castleton.

Goalkeeper of the Week

Rachel Loseby (Keene State) – Sophomore – Hartford, Vt.
Loseby was named the LEC Goalkeeper of the Week after going 3-0 in goal with a 0.67 goals against average and a .857 save percentage to help lead the second-seeded Owls to their sixth consecutive LEC tournament title. She had five saves in a 4-0 quarterfinal win over seventh-seeded Bridgewater State, had six stops in a 3-1 semifinal victory over third-seeded Southern Maine, and capped the week with one save in a 2-1 championship final triumph over top-seeded Castleton. Loseby is now 16-6 for the season with a 1.87 goals against average and a .734 save percentage.