TOLE EARNS CACC WOMEN'S SOCCER HONORS FOR SECOND STRAIGHT WEEK
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Megan Tole of Holy Family University has earned Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Soccer Player of the Week honors for the second straight week. Kaelyn Pizarro of Chestnut Hill College was selected Rookie of the Week.
Tole, a sophomore forward from Philadelphia, Pa., registered four goals and two assists in a 2-0 week for the Tigers. She netted three goals and added one assist in a 5-1 win over rival Georgian Court University. She followed with one goal and one assist in a road win at Bloomfield.
Pizarro, a freshman forward who hails from Berlin, N.J., exploded for a natural hat trick in the first half of a victory over Lincoln University last week. After Chestnut Hill took a 1-0 lead, Pizarro scored the next three goals over a span of just over 10 minutes. She also had one assist.
Lauren Riiff, Chestnut Hill (Jr., F, 5-6, Clementon, NJ) - Poured in nine points in a 3-0 week for CHC. Scored one goal and one assist vs. Felician. Alisha Smith, Nyack (Sr., F, Irvine, CA) - Scored a pair of goals in a 2-1 week, including the game-winner in a 1-0 victory over Goldey-Beacom.
Jamilynn Snyder, Dominican (So., F, Lacey, NJ) - Registered seven points last week on three goals and one assist. Had three goals vs. Bloomfield.
Rachel Shivers, Post (Sr., F, 5-5, Vernon, CT) - Scored three goals for the week, including both goals in a 2-2 tie against Georgian Court.
Bloomfield - Junior forward Christine Rutherford continued her outstanding season this week, notching a pair of goals in the club’s 7-3 setback against Felician. Rutherford’s eight goals place her second in the CACC.
Caldwell - The Cougars won its only game last week, a 1-0 decision over Nyack on Wednesday. Freshman midfielder Rebecca Nadeau picked a good time to score her first career goal, finding the net in the 87th minute for the game-winner. Sophomore goalkeeper Kristina Cabales recorded seven saves for her second shutout of the season. Caldwell hosts Post on Tuesday before playing at Georgian Court on Saturday.
Chestnut Hill - The Griffins ranked ninth in the October 5 NSCAA/Hendrick.com East Regional Rankings. The Griffins are off to their best start since the program inaugural season of 2003 (11-1-1) and they remain unbeaten in CACC play at 8-0-1. CHC hosts Wilmington and travels to Nyack this week.
Dominican - The Lady Chargers scored a season-high seven goals in a victory over Bloomfield last week.
Felician - Felician’s 7-3 victory at Bloomfield Wednesday is believed to be the first time in program history that two Golden Falcons registered hat tricks in the same game. Senior F Derienne Jacobowitz had three goals and an assist and sophomore F JoJo Pisani scored three first half goals. Senior M Nora Selimaj tied a school record with three assists.
Georgian Court - The Lions defeated Mercy College last Monday, 1-0, on a penalty kick with 35.8 seconds remaining in regulation. This was the second time GCU has won on a penalty shot in the final seconds of play (9/18 vs. Dominican, 7.2 seconds remaining in OT). Kelly Lyons (Jr.) scored both game-winners. Georgian Court hosts Philadelphia University (10/12) and Caldwell College (10/16) this week.
Philadelphia - The Rams went 1-1 on the week, falling 3-1 to Chestnut Hill and then battling to a 2-0 road win at Concordia. Underclassmen continue to make the difference for PhilaU as rookie Janine Cascio leads the team in points (16) and sophomore keeper Kelli Kowalewski has started in all 12 games this season and has posted four shutouts. This week, the Lady Rams travel to GCU (10/12) and Bloomfield (10/16).
Post - Post picked up their first win of the season against Concordia at home Wednesday afternoon of this past week. On Saturday the Eagles played to a 2-2 draw with Georgian Court. Looking ahead, the Eagles have five conference games remaining on the 2010 season schedule. This week it is a trip to Caldwell and Holy Family for road matchups.