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IWLCA Players of the Week: April 24, 2019

By IWLCA Admin, 04/24/19, 2:00PM EDT


Division I

Offensive Player of the Week

Selena Lasota – Northwestern University

In the 14-11 win against #8 Michigan, Lasota led with a game high four goals, becoming Northwestern's all-time goal leader, while chipping in an assist and two ground balls. The senior attacker posted a game high five goals, picked up three ground balls and also caused two turnovers in the 15-11 victory over #4 Notre Dame.

Defensive Player of the Week

Mallory Weisse – Northwestern University

Senior goalkeeper Mallory Weisse posted a career-high 14 saves while adding two ground balls to help the ‘Cats defeat #4 Notre Dame, 15-11. In the 14-11 win against the eighth tanked Michigan Wolverines, Weisse made 11 saves and scooped up two ground balls. She finished the week with a .530 save percentage.

Division II

Offensive Player of the Week

Brianna Feldman – LIU Post

Brianna Feldman totaled 14 goals, three draw controls, one assist and one caused turnover in wins over a pair of ranked opponents last week. The junior midfielder led LIU Post with seven goals and scored the overtime game-winner in the 21-20 victory at #16 New Haven, and also added a caused turnover and two draw controls. In the 20-9 victory against #20 Bentley, the senior poured in seven goals, and added an assist and draw control.

Defensive Player of the Week

Bridget Sutter – University of Tampa

Sutter led her team to a 2-0 record last week, helping her team defeat the #22 Saint Leo Lions 19-13 before closing out regular season competition with 20-8 win over the Embry-Riddle Eagles. The sophomore goalkeeper faced 24 shots and made 11 saves against Saint Leo, while chipping in with a team-high six ground balls and one caused turnover. Against the ERAU Eagles, Sutter made seven saves and collected seven ground balls.

Division III

Offensive Player of the Week

Hannah Marafioti – SUNY Geneseo

Marafioti led Geneseo to wins over two nationally-ranked teams last week. She scored a career-high 10 points on eight goals and two assists, including the overtime game-winning goal in Saturday's 19-18 comeback victory over #18 Cortland. The sophomore attacker scored three of the Knights' last four goals and assisted the other as the Knights beat the Red Dragons for the first time since 2005 while handing the 20-time defending SUNYAC Champions only their second loss to a conference opponent in 90 games dating back to 2009. Marafioti totaled three goals (all in the second half) and an assist in Geneseo's 13-11 victory at #25 Brockport on Wednesday. She also picked up two ground balls and caused three turnovers last week. She currently leads the SUNYAC with 74 points and is second with 54 goals.

Defensive Player of the Week

Olivia Hofmann – William Smith College

Sophomore goalie Olivia Hofmann was 2-0 in goal for the Herons last week, recording a 3.00 goals against average and a .793 save percentage. Hofmann made a career-high 17 saves in a 7-6 non-conference win over Hamilton while adding three ground balls against the Continentals. Hofmann made six saves and picked up a ground ball in a 13-0 win over Rochester as she recorded her first career shutout. Hofmann leads the Liberty League with a 5.66 GAA and a .568 save percentage.