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Women’s Lacrosse Athletes of the Week: April 15, 2019

Women's lacrosse athletes of the week for April 15, 2019

Offensive Player of the Week

Aliza Jordan (Southern Maine) - Senior – Midfield – Gorham, Maine
Jordan repeats as the Little East Conference Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week after tallying 13 goals, four assists, 22 draw controls and 15 ground balls in a 2-0 week for the Huskies. She scored eight goals with one helper, 14 draw controls, 12 ground balls and six caused turnovers in a 24-18 non-conference win at New England College before scoring five goals with three assists, eight draw controls and three ground balls in a 16-13 conference win over Keene State, the program's first since 2013.

Defensive Player of the Week

Lauren Bradshaw (Western Connecticut) – Senior – Midfield – Bethel, Conn.
Bradshaw was named Little East Conference Women's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season after causing 11 turnovers and collecting 15 ground balls in a 3-0 week for the Colonials. The senior also scored eight goals with four assists and 11 draw controls for the week. She caused four turnovers with three ground balls, six draw controls and four goals in a 10-8 non-conference win over Western New England before totaling four caused turnovers, six ground balls, three goals and one assist in a 14-10 conference win over Castleton. Bradshaw capped the week notching three caused turnovers, six ground balls, one goal and three assists in a 12-1 LEC victory over Rhode Island College.

Goalie of the Week

Julia Eaton (Rhode Island College) - Senior – Cumberland, R.I.
Eaton was named the Little East Conference Women's Lacrosse Goalie of the Week for the second time this season after going 1-1 with an 8.56 goals against average and a .696 save percentage for the Anchorwomen. She registered 13 saves in a 16-5 non-conference win over Elms before tallying 26 stops in a conference setback against Western Connecticut.

Rookie of the Week

Lindsey Keenan (Southern Maine) – Freshman – Attack – Naples, Maine
Keenan repeats as the Little East Conference Women's Lacrosse Rookie of the Week after tallying eight goals and four assists in a 2-0 week for the Huskies. She had four goals and three assists in a 24-18 non-conference win at New England College before totaling four goals, one assist and three ground balls in a 16-13 conference victory over Keene State, the fist for Southern Maine since 2013.

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)
April 1 - Brigid Casey (Keene State)
April 8 - Aliza Jordan (Southern Maine)

Defensive Player of the Week
February 25 – Kimberly Zuccaro (Plymouth State)
March 4 - Brooke Martel (UMass Dartmouth)
March 11 – No nominees
March 18 - Lauren Bradshaw (Western Connecticut)
March 25 - Kimberly Zuccaro (Plymouth State)
April 1 - Megan Violette (Southern Maine)
April 8 - Kimberly 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)
April 1 - Joanna Steinhauer (Keene State)
April 8 - Jessica Purick (Eastern Connecticut)

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)
April 1 - Brigid Casey (Keene State)
April 8 - Lindsey Keenan (Southern Maine)