This Week In MAC Field Hockey

Updated 9/19/2000

Els Brouwer Of Kent State & Lauren Mazziotto Of Ohio Named Co-MAC Field Hockey Players Of The Week.
Both Brouwer and Mazziotto helped their respective teams go 2-0 last week with their contributions. Brouwer scored 11 points in two Kent State victories. She had four points in a conference victory over Central Michigan while scoring seven points in a record-tying performance by the Kent State offense in a 11-0 win against Saint Louis. She had three goals and five assists overall last week. Mazziotto scored the game-winning goal against #19 Syracuse in overtime, while making the offensive and defensive difference against Delaware in Ohio's first win of the season. She contributed with one assist and two defensive saves in Ohio's 2-1 victory over the Hens.

OTHER NOMINATIONS

Shanna Fritz (Ball State, Forward, Fr., Benton, PA)
Scored the game-winner versus Rutgers in overtime after scoring the first goal of the game. Had five points last week.

Melissa Lazarevski (CMU, Forward, Jr., Rochester, NY)
Scored four goals this week, including a hat trick against Saint Louis in a 3-1 Central Michigan victory.

Christy Hershey (Louisville, GK, Fr., Palmyra, PA)
Stopped a penalty stroke in a 3-2 Louisville victory over Villanova to go along with her first career shutout against Northwestern.

Angela Snedden (Miami, Forward, Fr., Ontrario, Canada)
Scored goals on two of the three shots she took against Indiana.

MAC FIELD HOCKEY NOTES

BALL STATE
Ball State begins defense of seven-straight and a league-best 16 Mid-American Conference championships when it opens MAC play against Central Michigan this weekend. Ball State has a .944 winning percentage in conference action.

CENTRAL MICHIGAN
Central Michigan was led by Melissa Lazarevski with four goals this week. She scored every goal for the Chippewas in a 3-1 win against Saint Louis

LOUISVILLE
The Cardinals were ranked 18th in the latest STX/NFHCA poll with six more points than what they received last week. This is the best start (5-2) for the Cardinals since 1987.

KENT
The Golden Flashes have a 18-game home winning streak, the longest in school history ... Kent State's 11 goals against Saint Louis tied a school record for goals in one game.

MIAMI
Miami tied a 16-year old school record for goals in one game with nine goals scored against Indiana this past week. The RedHawks will begin conference action at home this week against Kent State and Ohio.

OHIO
Ohio entered the win column with wins over Delaware and #19 Syracuse this weekend, and will begin MAC competition this week on the road at Louisville and Miami. The Bobcats have only played one game this year against a team that isn't in the 2000 STX/NFHCA coaches poll.

TEAM OFFENSIVE STATS
Offense		  GP   G   A  PTS
Kent State	   8  41  21  104
Louisville  	   7  16   8   40
Miami		   6  14   8   36
Ball State	   7  13   9   35
Central Michigan   6  11   5   27
Ohio		   6   8   7   23

INDIVIDUAL OFFENSIVE STATS
Goals
1.	Kristen Johnson, KSU	8
2t.	Keri Beckhorn, UL	7
2t.	Arlette van Cleeff, KSU	7
4t.	Melissa Lazrevski, CMU	6
4t.	Els Brouwer, KSU	6
4t.	Jennifer Melnyk, KSU	6
7t.	Shanna Fritz, BSU	3
7t.	Colleen Conway, BSU	3
7t.	Meagan Class, KSU	3
7t.	Els Brouwer, KSU	3
7t.	Pip Sanders, UL		3
7t.	Meghan Phalen, MIA	3
7t.	Cheryl Iozzi, MIA	3
7t.	Angela Sneeden, MIA	3

Assists
1.	Els Brouwer, KSU	9
2t.	Jennifer Melnyk, KSU	4
2t.	Arlette van Cleeff, KSU	4
2t.	Lauren Mazziotto, Ohio	4
5t.	Shanna Fritz, BSU	3
5t.	Meghan Phalen, MIA	3
5t.	Keri Beckhorn, UL	3
8t.	Jen Watt, Ohio		2
8t.	Beth Young, MIA		2
8t.	Pip Sanders, UL		2
8t.	Meagan Class, KSU	2
8t.	Meg Lewis, CMU		2
	
Points
1.  	Els Brouwer, KSU	 21
2.	Arlette van Cleeff, KSU	 18
3t.	Keri Beckhorn, UL	 17
3t.	Kristen Johnson, KSU	 17
5.	Jennifer Melnyk, KSU	 16
6.	Melissa Lazarevski, CMU	 12
7t.	Shanna Fritz, BSU	  9
7t.	Meghan Phalen, MIA	  9
9t.	Meagan Class, KSU	  8
9t.	Pip  Sanders, UL	  8
9t.	Colleen Conway, BSU	  8

TEAM DEFENSIVE STATS
Defense		  GA  GAA   SVS	  SV%  SH
Louisville	  11  1.52   62	 .849   0
Kent State	  13  1.57   38	 .745	2
Miami		  11  2.36   42	 .667	1
Central Michigan  20  3.33   43	 .683	2
Ohio		  23  3.74   50	 .685	0
Ball State	  27  3.79   79	 .745	2
	
GOALIE STATS
Minutes
1.	Jodi Lume, KSU		578:44
2.	Christy Hershey, UL	473:00
4.	Tara Elliot, Ohio	430:08
5.	Janel Spero, CMU	420:00
3.	Marie Vaughn, MIA	379:20
6.	Susan McDowell, BSU	253:50

Goals Against Average
1.	Christy Hershey, UL	1.48	
2.	Jodi Lume, KSU		1.57
3.	Marie Vaughn, MIA	2.37
4.	Janel Spero, CMU	3.33
5.	Susan McDowell, BSU	3.59
6.	Tara Elliot, Ohio	3.74

Saves
1. 	Christy Hershey, UL	62
2.	Tara Elliot, Ohio	50
3t.	Susan McDowell, BSU	43
3t.	Janel Spero, CMU	43
5.	Marie Vaughn, MIA	40
6.	Jodi Lume, KSU		38
	
Save Percentage
1.	Christy Hershey, UL	.861
2.	Marie Vaughn, MIA	.800
3.	Susan McDowell, BSU	.768
4.	Jodi Lume, KSU		.745
5.	Tara Elliot, Ohio	.685
6.	Janel Spero, CMU	.683

Shutouts
1.	Janel Spero, CMU	2.0
2t.	Susan McDowell, BSU	1.5
2t.	Jodi Lume, KSU		1.5
4t.	Marie Vaughn, MIA	1.0
4t.	Christy Hersey, UL	1.0