Offensive MAC Field Hockey Player of the Week
Julia Hoffman, Kent, Midfielder/Forward
Sophomore, (Bad Muenster, Germany)
Hofmann tallied a team-high three goals last weekend, including a pair of second half scores as well as an assist to help the Golden Flashes (4-5) overcome a one-goal deficit and top Villanova, 6-4, Saturday (Sept. 15) in a neutral site contest at Syracuse's J.S. Coyne Stadium. Hofmann leads Kent State through nine games in 2012 with seven goals.
Defensive MAC Field Hockey Player of the Week
Brittany Walker, Ohio
Sophomore, Elizabethtown, Pa. (Elizabethtown Area)
Allowed only one goal in 170 minutes of action this past week in contests with Ohio State and Robert Morris. The sophomore had eight saves in the contest with the Buckeyes and stopped two tries during the shootout. Walker leads the league with a 1.53 goals against average and is second in the MAC with a .745 save percentage.
Tarel Teach, Ball State, Midfielder
Sophomore, Virginia Beach, Va. (Ocean Lakes) (Beach Premier/Icoyo)
Teach scored her first two goals of the season against Lindenwood which Ball State went on the win, 8-2. Teach is tied for most shots taken on the squad with 14. She has five points for the Cardinals this season.
Mary Alice Moore, Central Michigan, Midfielder,
Sophomore, Miller Place, N.Y. / Miller Place HS
Moore had a successful offensive weekend with a goal and an assist between two matches at the MSU Tournament in East Lansing, Mich. She scored her first goal of the season on a deflection of a Cayleigh Immelman shot in the 21st minute of Friday's 3-2 double-overtime loss to Louisville to give the Chippewas a 2-1 lead. Moore also helped to put the Chippewas back in the match against American, assisting on Erica Garwood's goal in the 42nd minute that put the Chippewas within one, 2-1, though the Chippewas ultimately lost by the same score.
Hillary Lawless, Missouri State, Forward
Junior / St. Louis, Mo. / Lafayette High
Hillary Lawless scored a goal and took two shots against No. 22 California on Sunday in Bloomington, Ind. The junior from St. Louis leads the Bears with five points and is tied for the team lead with a pair of goals.
Luli Gomez Teruel, Ohio
Junior, Salta, Argentina (Instituto San Alfonso)
Scored the game-winner for the Bobcats against Robert Morris. She is the leading scorer in the MAC with six goals and also tops with 13 points