April 7, 2003
April 7 Patriot League Women's Lacrosse Report
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Colgate's Caitlin Houck and Katie McVeigh were named the Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week, respectively, after leading the Raiders to a victory over three-time defending women's lacrosse champion Lafayette Saturday. American's Robyn Mincher picked up the PL Defensive Player of the Week honor for her contributions in Saturday's victory over Villanova that clinched a PL playoff berth for the Eagles.
Offensive Player of the Week
Colgate -- Sr., Attack (Boyertown, Pa./ Lawrenceville School)
Houck wins the first Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week award of her career after four goals, including the game-winning tally, in Saturday's 14-5 PL victory over visiting Lafayette. Through 11 matches, Houck ranks second on the team with 22 goals and 28 points. She is also tied for seventh in the League in goals and 11th in the PL in scoring.
(1 game, 4 goals, 4 points, 1 game-winning goal)
Defensive Player of the Week
American -- Sr., Defender (Annapolis, Md./ Annapolis)
Kallis captures her first Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week award of the season after leading the Eagles to a 14-7 League victory over visiting Villanova. Mincher contributed five ground balls and a solid defensive effort against the Wildcats. She has helped AU hold six out of 11 foes to single digits in scoring. Mincher is second all-time at AU in caused turnovers (85) and sixth in ground balls (108).
(1 games, 5 ground balls)
Rookie of the Week
Colgate -- Fr., Attack (Basking Ridge, N.J./Ridge)
McVeigh is awarded her third PL Rookie of the Week award of the season after leading the Raiders to a key 14-5 victory over three-time defending Patriot League champion Lafayette Saturday. McVeigh poured in five goals and added three assiss and five ground balls against the Leopards. Through 11 matches, McVeigh leads the Raiders in goals (28) and points (32), ranking second in goals and third in points among Patriot League leaders.
(1 game, 5 goals, 3 assists, 8 points, 5 GBs)