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IWLCA Players of the Week - April 2, 2024

By IWLCA Admin, 04/02/24, 2:30PM EDT


Division I

Offensive Player of the Week

Izzy Scane – Northwestern University

Over the two-win week, Scane registered a total of 11 goals and added two assists for a total of 13 points. In a dominant 16-10 victory over No. 13 UNC, she tied her season high by scoring seven goals, showcasing her scoring prowess against a nationally-ranked opponent. This is Scane’s second IWLCA Player of the Week accolade this season. The Wildcats’ 2-0 week led them back to the top as they reclaimed the No. 1 ranking in the latest ILWomen/IWLCA Division I Poll.

Defensive Player of the Week

Regan Alexander – Ohio State University

Alexander backstopped the Buckeyes to their 9-8 comeback win over No. 19 Pennsylvania State University. She had 11 saves in the game, along with a team-best four ground balls and a caused turnover. Among her saves was stop 400 of her Buckeye career. Alexander stopped all six shots on goal by the Nittany Lions in the fourth quarter as Ohio State blanked PSU for the final 20:34. Alexander limited the Nittany Lions, who entered the game averaging 12.0 goals a game, to eight on the night. The game was Alexander's sixth this year (all in the last seven games) with double-digit stops. She is currently sixth nationally in save percentage (.513) and ranks 22nd in the NCAA (first in the Big Ten) with 9.18 saves a game.  

Division II

Offensive Player of the Week

Hailey Crittenden – Grand Valley State University

Crittenden scored a career-high six goals in last Thursday’s 16-9 victory over No. 13 UIndy. Crittenden had a hat trick already tallied by the end of the first half, then recorded three more in the second half to help secure the win. She also added an assist and three groundballs. Her six goals brought her to 19 on the year and helped the No. 9 Lakers move to 8-1 this season. Crittenden was also named GLIAC Offensive Player of the Week for the first time in her career after this past week’s performance.

Defensive Player of the Week

Jessica Harclerode – Saint Leo University

Harclerode made 14 saves in No. 23 Saint Leo’s 15-11 upset victory at No. 15 Rollins College on Saturday. The sophomore had a game-high five saves in the third quarter and recorded eight in the second half as the Lions grew their lead over the final 30 minutes to pick up her seventh win of the season. She leads the Sunshine State Conference (SSC) with 4.55 ground balls per game, total saves (104), saves per game (9.45), and is fourth with a .450 save percentage. 

Division III

Offensive Player of the Week

Grace Osborn – Capital University

Osborn erupted for a single-game Capital record 14 goals in a 19-17 win over George Fox University. Her 15 points in the GFU win marked the third time this season in which she has had 15 or more points in a game. Osborn followed with another quality game, registering eight goals, three assists, seven ground balls, five caused turnovers and 13 draw controls in a 23-10 win over Ohio Northern University. This week, Osborn also became the all-time career points record holder at Capital with 395 in the win over George Fox. Later in the week, she crossed the 400 career point milestone in the win over ONU and currently stands at 406 career points. She is second in the active career point standings among all three divisions. This is her second IWLCA Offensive Player of the Week accolade this season.

Defensive Player of the Week

Morgan Woolley – SUNY New Paltz

Woolley was the defensive catalyst for the Hawks, who improved to 9-0 — tying the most wins in program history — after beating SUNY Brockport for the first time in program history. SUNY New Paltz kept the Golden Eagles to just 17 shots, only five of which came in the run of play with the rest off free position attempts. Woolley led the team defensively with a game-high five caused turnovers and also set a new program record in single season caused turnovers with 35 already on the year, surpassing the previous record of 31. She also came up with a crucial caused turnover on a back-check with 1:30 left to solidify the 11-8 win for the Hawks, while adding a ground ball. 


Offensive Player of the Week

Sydney Robinson – Lawrence Technological University

In an impressive victory on the road against (RV) Concordia University, Robinson played a key role in her team's 22-6 triumph. She tallied seven goals and one assist in the matchup. Robinson followed up with another outstanding performance against Bethel University, where she set a school record for single-game points (14) in a 22-10 win. She had five goals and nine assists.

Defensive Player of the Week

Margaret Wroe – Keiser University

In a thrilling match resulting in an 11-10 victory for the Seahawks, Wroe proved to be an impenetrable wall, making an impressive 15 saves while facing 32 shots against No. 5 Life University. This marks the third time this season that Wroe has recorded 15 saves in a single game. Wroe played a crucial role in securing the overtime win over the Running Eagles.