Central Michigan's Lazarevski Named MAC Field Hockey Player of the Week

Updated 9/26/2000
Melissa Lazarevski scored four goals for the Chippewas in a 5-1 Central Michigan victory over Ball State this past week. The hat trick was the second in a row for Lazarevski who is now tied for the conference lead in goals with ten and is fourth in the conference with 20 points. Lazarevski led the Chippewas over the Cardinals for the first time since 1995, snapping an 11-game Central Michigan losing streak to Ball State.

OTHER NOMINATIONS

Jodi Lume (Kent State, GK, Jr., DePew N.Y.) Lume had two shutouts and five saves this week in victories over Miami and Louisville.

Danielle Barr (Louisville, Back, So., Lititz, Pa.) Tied the game against Ohio with a penalty stroke and then scored the game-winner on a penalty corner with 0:03 left in the game.

Jenn Watt (Ohio, Forward, So., Delta, British Columbia) Scored two goals against Miami, including the game-winner.

MAC FIELD HOCKEY NOTES

BALL STATE
Ball State lost to Central Michigan for the first time since 1995 ... The loss against the Chippewas was just the third conference loss for the Cardinals in their last 68 MAC contests.

CENTRAL MICHIGAN
The Chippewas were led by Melissa Lazarevski who had her second-straight hat trick ... Central Michigan snapped an 11-game losing streak that dated back to 1995 against Ball State with its 5-1 victory over the Cardinals.

LOUISVILLE
Louisville was shut-out for the first time this season against Kent State on 9/25/00 ... The Cardinals droppped out of the STX/NFHCA coaches poll after two weeks.

KENT STATE
Kent State has out-scored its last six opponents 44-2, and out-shot its last two opponents 48-7 ... Els Brouwer was ranked second in the country in assists before this last weekend of play ... The Golden Flashes are back in the STX/NFHCA coaches poll after winning six straight games.

MIAMI
Miami will look to snap a three-game losing streak on the road against MAC opponents Ball State and Central Michigan this weekend.

OHIO
The Bobcats will host Kent State on Friday. Last year, the two teams split their series with each winning at home ... Ohio's home opener will also be the first game ever on the Ohio Turf Field.

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

September 29
*Miami at Ball State, 3 p.m.
*Louisville at Central Michigan, 3 p.m.
*Kent at Ohio, 3 p.m.

September 30
*Louisville at Ball State, 3 p.m.
*Miami at Central Michigan, 1 p.m.

October 1
Ohio vs. Northwestern, Noon at Ohio State
Kent State at Michigan State, 1 p.m.

LAST WEEK'S RESULTS

September 19
Michigan 10, Miami 1

September 21
Ohio State 1, Ball State 0

September 22
*Kent State 10, Miami 1
*Louisville 3, Ohio 2

September 23
*Central Michigan 5, Ball State 1
*Kent State 2, Louisville 0
*Ohio 3, Miami 1



			MAC 			Overall Record
School			W	L	Pct.	W	L	Pct.

Kent State		3	0	1.000	7	3	.700
Louisville		1	1	.500	6	3	.667
Central Michigan	1	1	.500	4	3	.571
Ohio			1	1	.500	3	5	.375
Ball State		0	1	.000	3	6	.333
Miami			0	2	.000	2	6	.250



TEAM OFFENSIVE STATS
Offense			GP	G	A	PTS
Kent State		10	53	36	142
Louisville		9	19	10	48
Central Michigan	7	15	7	37
Miami			6	14	8	36
Ball State		7	13	9	35
Ohio			8	13	9	35


INDIVIDUAL OFFENSIVE STATS
Goals
1t.	Melissa Lazarevski, CMU	10
1t.	Kristen Johnson, KSU	10
1t.	Arlette van Cleeff, KSU	10
4t.	Keri Beckhorn, UL	7
4t.	Els Brouwer, KSU	7
6.	Jennifer Melnyk, KSU	6
7t.	Meagan Class, KSU	5
7t.	Helen Jerdan, KSU	5
9t.	Jenn Watt, Ohio		4
9t.	Angela Snedden, MIA	4
9t.	Colleen Conway, BSU	4
	
Assists
1.	Els Brouwer, KSU	11
2.	Arlette van Cleeff, KSU	6
3t.	Jennifer Melnyk, KSU	5
3t.	Meagan Class, KSU	5
5t.	Kristen Clayton, KSU	4
5t.	Lauren Mazziotto, Ohio	4
5t.	Keri Beckhorn, UL	4
8t.	Shanna Fritz, BSU	3
8t.	Meghan Phalen, MIA	3
8t.	Pip Sanders, UL		3
8t.	Heather Weinhold, BSU	3
8t.	Beth Young, MIA		3
	
Points
1.  	Arlette van Cleeff, KSU	 26
2.	Els Brouwer, KSU	25
3.	Kristen Johnson, KSU	22
4.	Melissa Lazarevski, CMU	20
5.	Keri Beckhorn, UL	18
6.	Jennifer Melnyk, KSU	17
7.	Meagan Class, KSU	15
8.	Helen Jerdan, KSU	11
9t.	Jenn Watt, Ohio		10
9t.	Colleen Conway, BSU	10


TEAM DEFENSIVE STATS
Defense			GA	GAA	SVS	SV%	SH
Kent State		13	1.27	42	.764	4
Louisville		15	1.62	73	.839	1
Central Michigan	21	3.00	57	.731	2
Ohio			27	3.32	62	.697	0
Ball State		33	3.62	99	.750	2
Miami			34	5.19	77	.694	1

	
GOALIE STATS
Minutes
1.	Jodi Lume, KSU		652:24
2.	Christy Hershey, UL	613:00
3.	Tara Elliot, Ohio	570:08
4.	Marie Vaughn, MIA	502:80
5.	Janel Spero, CMU	490:00
6.	Nina Gruen, BSU		385:00


Goals Against Average
1.	Jodi Lume, KSU		1.40
2.	Christy Hershey, UL	1.60
3.	Janel Spero, CMU	3.00
4.	Tara Elliot, Ohio	3.32
5.	Marie Vaughn, MIA	4.30
6.	Susan McDowell, BSU	3.59
	

Saves
1. 	Christy Hershey, UL	73
2.	Tara Elliot, Ohio	62
3.	Marie Vaughn, MIA	59
4.	Janel Spero, CMU	57
5.	Nina Gruen, BSU		56
6.	Jodi Lume, KSU		42

	
Save Percentage
1.	Christy Hershey, UL	.839
2.	Susan McDowell, BSU	.768
3.	Jodi Lume, KSU		.764
4.	Janel Spero, CMU	.731
5.	Marie Vaughn, MIA	.711
6.	Tara Elliot, Ohio	.697
	

Shutouts
1.	Jodi Lume, KSU		3.5
2	Janel Spero, CMU	2.0
3.	Susan McDowell, BSU	1.5
4t.	Marie Vaughn, MIA	1.0
4t.	Christy Hersey, UL	1.0