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Women’s Lacrosse Athletes of the Week: April 1, 2019

women's lacrosse athletes of the week for April 1, 2019

Offensive Player/Rookie of the Week

Brigid Casey (Keene State) - Freshman – Midfield – Mont Vernon, N.H.
Casey was named the Little East Conference Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week after tallying 12 goals and two assists for 14 points while registering 13 draw controls in a 2-0 week for the Owls. She opened the week scoring six goals with two assists and seven draw controls in a 15-12 non-conference win at Wheaton (Mass.) before finding the back of the net six times and recording six draw controls in a 20-4 LEC victory over Rhode Island College.

Defensive Player of the Week

Megan Violette (Southern Maine) – Junior – Midfield – Portland, Maine
Violette was named Little East Conference Women's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week after totaling nine caused turnovers and six ground balls while leading a defensive unit that allowed seven goals per game in a 2-0 week for the Huskies. She caused six turnovers and picked up two ground balls while scoring four goals in a 15-6 non-conference win at Salem State before causing three turnovers and picking up four ground balls in a 16-8 conference victory at Eastern Connecticut.

Goalie of the Week

Joanna Steinhauer (Keene State) - Sophomore – Middletown, R.I.
Steinhauer was named the Little East Conference Women's Lacrosse Goalie of the Week after going 2-0 in goal for the Owls last week. She totaled nine saves in their non-conference win over Wheaton and had one stop in the opening 30 minutes of Keene State's conference win over the Rhode Island College.

Previous Athlete of the Week Recipients

Offensive Player of the Week
February 25 - Erin Shuttle (Castleton)
March 4 - Lauren Bradshaw (Western Connecticut)
March 11 - Brooke Baldelli (Western Connecticut)
March 18 - Brooke Baldelli (Western Connecticut)
March 25 - Brooke Baldelli (Western Connecticut)

Defensive Player of the Week
February 25 – Kimberley Zuccaro (Plymouth State)
March 4 - Brooke Martel (UMass Dartmouth)
March 11 – No nominees
March 18 - Lauren Bradshaw (Western Connecticut)
February 25 – Kimberley Zuccaro (Plymouth State)

Goalie of the Week
February 25 – Samantha Hebb (Castleton)
March 4 - Kaitlyn Burchill (UMass Dartmouth)
March 11 - Jennifer Sawicki (Western Connecticut)
March 18 – No nominees
March 25 - Julia Eaton (Rhode Island College)

Rookie of the Week
February 25 – no nominees
March 4 - Jasmine Coleman (Western Connecticut)
March 11 - Jasmine Coleman (Western Connecticut)
March 18 - Brigid Casey (Keene State)
March 25 - Morgan Pero (Rhode Island College)