NECC Field Hockey Athletes of the Week- October 15

NECC Field Hockey Athletes of the Week- October 15

Offensive Player of the Week  


Kelci Faulkingham (Sr., M), Thomas College

Senior Kelci Faulkingham (Kennebunk, Maine) scored three goals and had two assists for eight points as the Terriers picked up two wins on the week. She scored twice, including an overtime-winning penalty stroke goal, and added an assist as the Terriers beat Husson 4-3. She scored again and assisted on the game-winner in a 3-1 conference victory over New England College on Saturday.


Defensive Player of the Week


Casey Gilchrist (Jr., D), Manhattanville College

Junior Casey Gilchrist (Mahopac, N.Y.) played an important role on a backline that allowed just two total shots on goal during a pair of victories this past weekend, as the Valiants remain unbeaten and atop the NECC standings. The junior also picked up a huge defensive save during Manhattanville's 3-1 win over Maine-Farmington.


Rookie of the Week


Ava Panzer (Fr., M),  Manhattanville College

Freshman Ava Panzer (Pawling, N.Y.) helped lead Manhattanville to a pair of NECC wins by a combined score of 14-1 over the weekend. She scored a pair of goals on Saturday at Dean, each within a minute of the other. Both scores came off deflections.