Updated BIG EAST Field Hockey Notes and Statistics
PROVIDENCE, R.I.- Off to 7-0 starts, No. 2 Syracuse and No. 5 Connecticut earned conference honors in the fourth week of BIG EAST field hockey awards. Syracuse's Liz McInerney was named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week. Connecticut's Louisa Boddy earned BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week honors.
McInerney was tabbed for offensive honors after recording five assists and one goal last weekend. The graduate student assisted on two goals in the 5-2 league win over Villanova on Sept. 14 and scored one goal while assisting on three scores in a 7-1 over Kent State on Sept. 16. McInerney helped the Orange extend their home winning streak to 32 games, dating back to 2009.
Boddy earned defensive accolades after leading a back line that shut out Rutgers 5-0 in conference play on Sept. 15 and Yale 3-0 on Sept. 16. The graduate student has anchored the Huskies has not allowed a goal at home this season, with opponents averaging 0.43 goals per game. Connecticut has shut out four of its seven opponents.
BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll
Steph Guglielmo, Providence, So., F/M
Guglielmo racked up seven points in a 3-0 week for the Friars, including the game-winner against Holy Cross.
Leah High, Villanova, So., F
Scored three goals for six points against Syracuse and Kent State.
Chloe Hunnable, Connecticut, So., F
Tallied two assists and one goal in league play against Rutgers in a 5-0 win, as well as one goal in a 3-0 win over Yale.
Henni Tietze, Providence, So., B
The sophomore scored three goals and recorded one assist in a 3-0 week for the Friars. The Providence defense held Holy Cross to just one penalty corner.
Alyssa Voelmle, Louisville, So., B
Scored the tying goal against No. 19 Michigan State to send the game to overtime, also scored one goal in a 3-2 overtime win over Central Michigan.