April 8, 2014
BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week
Kelyn Freedman, Georgetown, Sr., M
Freedman led the offensive effort which halted a six-game skid by the Hoyas in a 12-5 win over Marquette on Saturday. The senior midfielder scored a game-high six goals on 10 shots, including seven on goal, adding a draw control and a pair of ground balls. Freedman broke three ties in the game (1-1, 2-2, 5-5) and scored two of the final four goals of the contest to put the tilt comfortably in the Hoyas’ hands. The senior also tallied a hat trick in an 8-6 setback to Penn earlier in the week, while adding four draw controls and two ground balls.
BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week
Kaylin Morissette, Louisville, So., M
Morissette anchored the Cardinal defense which held Cincinnati to just two goals and six total shots in a 23-2 win on Sunday. The sophomore midfielder helped keep the ball out of the Bearcats’ hands by setting a program record with 14 draw controls, moving to No. 2 nationally with an 8.73 draw control per game average. Morissette was also credited with a caused turnover and a ground ball against Cincinnati. The two goals scored are third fewest by an opponent in Louisville history, as the Cardinals lead the BIG EAST with an 8.74 goals against average this season
BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll
Sarah Priem, Marquette, So., GK
Despite the loss, Priem had a BIG EAST weekly high of 14 saves against nationally ranked Georgetown, while also collecting six ground balls. She allowed 12 goals for a .538 save percentage.
Jamie Redding, Louisville, Sr., A
In Louisville’s 23-2 win over Cincinnati, Redding matched the 2014 BIG EAST single-game high with five assists, while also adding a goal for six points. As a team, the Cardinals set a program record with 35 points. The five helpers in a game tied for third most all-time at Louisville.
Lauren Kahn, Connecticut, Sr., M
Kristin Kocher, Rutgers, R-So., M
Down 7-1 early, Kahn scored a pair of goals, the second of which got the Huskies within one of Rutgers with 20 minutes to play in regulation. Knotted at 11-11 at the end of regulation, Kahn provided the game winner in the extra period with 3:34 on the clock, sending UConn to its sixth-straight win. The overtime game-winning goal was her second of the season.
Kocher had a game-high five points on four goals and an assist in the Scarlet Knights’ overtime setback to Connecticut. She also chipped in a team-high five draw controls.
Jaymie Tabor, Temple, Sr., A
Tabor recorded her third consecutive hat trick with a four-goal, one-assist performance in the Owls’ first ever BIG EAST Conference win (12-10 over Villanova).