September 12, 2017

HVIAC Players of the Week - September 12

Women's Cross Country Player of the Week

Marissa Lathrop, SUNY ESF

Junior • Baldwinsville, N.Y.

Lathrop earns Player of the Week honors for the second time in as many weeks leading the Mighty Oaks to the team title at the Morrisville State Invitational. Her season-best 6K time of 25:29 placed her second overall.

Women's Cross Country Co-Player of the Week

Julia Lindsay, Albany Pharmacy

Senior • Scotia, N.Y.

Lindsay paced the Panthers to first place in the team competition at the Castleton Invitational. The senior covered the 5K course in 21:11 taking third overall in the field of 66.

Women's Cross Country Rookie of the Week

Erin Cocca, SUNY ESF

Freshman • East Aurora, N.Y.

Cocca repeats as Rookie of the Week after taking fourth out of 96 runners at the Morrisville State Invitational lowering her time from last week to 26:12.

Men's Cross Country Player of the Week

Mark McClenahan, SUNY ESF

Freshman • Doylestown, Pa.

Last week's Rookie of the Week nabs Player of the Week honors this week after taking second overall in a field of 117 runners at the Morrisville State Invitational. The freshman finished in 28:10 and led SUNY ESF to the overall team title.

Men's Cross Country Rookie of the Week

Thomas Keenan, SUNY ESF

Freshman • Myersville, Md.

Keenan covered the 8K course at the Morrisville State Invitational in 29:07 taking third place overall to help the Mighty Oaks finish in first overall in the team competition. 

Women's Soccer Player of the Week

Katie Benson, Albany Pharmacy

Junior • Forward • Clifton Park, N.Y.

Benson played a hand in all four goals, recording a hat trick with an assist, in the Panthers 4-1 win over Bryant & Stratton-Syracuse. 

Women's Soccer Rookie of the Week

AC Shields, Pratt

Freshman • Defender • Summerville, S.C.

Shields recorded her first collegiate goal on a beautiful strike in the 35th minute in her lone shot during a loss to Penn State Schuylkill.

Men's Soccer Player of the Week

Bryan Shim, Pratt

Senior • Forward • Beverly Hills, Calif.

Shim recorded his first career hat trick and assisted on another goal to help Pratt defeat Penn State Schuylkill, 8-3, on Saturday.

Men's Soccer Rookie of the Week

Austin Mousseau, Davis

Freshman • Albany, N.Y.

The freshman scored the game-winning goal and finished with three goals and one assist in Davis' 6-1 league win over Webb.

Women's Volleyball Player of the Week

Cristal Michelle Liciaga, New Rochelle

Sophomore • Setter • San Juan, P.R.

Liciaga guided the Blue Angels to a 3-0 week averaging 4.6 assists, 2.9 kills and 2.8 digs per set over the stretch. The sophomore highlighted her week with a triple-double (18 kills, 17 assists, 13 digs, .429 hitting %) in a four-set win over Rutgers-Newark. She fell one kill and one dig shy of another triple-double in a five-set triumph over Mount Saint Mary earlier in the week.

Women's Volleyball Rookie of the Week

Brooke Lewandowski, Davis

Sophomore • Buffalo, N.Y.

Lewandowski finished with double-digit kills in her first two matches also collecting five blocks and a pair of aces. In a win over Cayuga CC, she slammed 15 kills.

Honor Roll

Lauren Archer, SUNY ESF • Women's Soccer

Archer scored a hat trick in ESF's 7-0 conference win over King's.

Romano Bindi, Culinary • Men's Soccer

The sophomore scored the game-winning goal in the Steels 2-1 win over Cooper Union on a penalty kick.

Gabriella Evangelista, Albany Pharmacy • Women's Soccer

The rookie made her first collegiate start at outside mid and helped the Panthers to a 4-1 win over Bryant and Stratton.

Jack Hanlon, Albany Pharmacy • Men's Soccer

The senior defender helped the Panthers maintain a clean sheet in a 1-0 triumph over SUNY Delhi.

Elijah Knowlton, Davis • Men's Soccer

Knowlton tallied two goals with an assist to lead Davis to a 6-1 triumph over Webb.

Joseph Kulikowski, SUNY ESF • Men's Soccer

The sophomore scored two goals as the Mighty Oaks defeated King's, 4-0, in conference play.

Sarah Levine, Culinary • Women's Volleyball

The sophomore totaled 10 kills and 17 digs in the Steels tri-match against St. Elizabeth and Penn State Brandywine.

Marlena Todd, Pratt • Women's Volleyball

The sophomore recorded a 12-kill, 12-dig double-double in a losing effort to Rutgers-Newark and slammed seven kills in a straight-set win over Rosemont.