NECC Field Hockey Athletes of the Week #6

NECC Field Hockey Athletes of the Week #6

Player of the Week

Alyssa Falvo, (Sr., D), Elms College

Senior defender Alyssa Falvo (Wilbraham, Mass.) anchored a Blazers defense that limited opponents to only two goals in two games, and only one in regulation. After a 2-1 loss in overtime to non-conference opponent Westfield State, Falvo helped the Blazers bounce back, keeping Becker off the board in a 4-0 conference win. Falvo added four defensive saves on the week, to become the Division III leader in defensive saves, with nine.


Rookie of the Week


Kat Bettencourt, (Fr., M), Wheelock College

In the Wildcat’s conference opener against Bay Path, Bettencourt tallied one assist in the 6-0 win. She also added one shot in the victory.