St. John's Daly Named Top WSOC Offensive Player

Katie Markesbery of Xavier made 12 saves in the win over Creighton.

Katie Markesbery of Xavier made 12 saves in the win over Creighton.

Nov. 4, 2013

BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week

Rachel Daly, St. John’s, F, So. – Daly posted two goals and an assist in a 3-0 victory against DePaul. She leads the BIG EAST in scoring with 20 goals and 43 points. Those totals are also single-season records at St. John’s.

BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week

Mary Kroening, Georgetown, D, Sr. – Kroening was a defensive force in helping the Hoyas record their ninth shutout of the season, a 2-0 win against Seton Hall. She also assisted on one of the goals. The victory clinched second place for the Hoyas in the regular season with a 7-1-1 record.

BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Week

Katie Markesbery, Xavier, GK, Jr. – Markesbery made 12 saves in a 2-0 victory at Creighton. The win gave the Musketeers their first winning season (9-8-1) since 2005. Markesbery finished the season with six solo shutouts and shared a seventh.

BIG EAST Rookie of the Week

Ashley Handwork, Marquette, F, Fr. – Handwork wins rookie honors for a second straight week after scoring the winning goal in a 2-1 wing against Butler, which gave the Golden Eagles a 9-0-0 finish in BIG EAST regular-season play.

BIG EAST Honor Roll

Audra Ayotte, Georgetown, F, Jr.
– Had a hand in both goals of a 2-0 victory over Seton Hall with a goal and an assist.

Georgia Kearney-Perry, St. John’s, D, Jr.
Helped secure the backline in a 3-0 win against DePaul. Played a complete game for the 12th time this season.

Emily Jacobson, Marquette, MF/F, Sr.
Led a defense that gave up only two shots on goal and four total shots in a 2-1 victory over Butler.

Catherine Zimmerman, Providence, F, So.
Scored the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory against Villanova. It was her seventh goal of the season.



Tori Doss, Xavier, F, Fr.
Scored the game-winning goal in a 2-0 win at Creighton. The win gave Xavier its first winning record (9-8-1) since 2005.