CHANDLER, Ariz. - Stonehill junior forward Kacie Smith and East Stroudsburg senior back Sydney McCarthy have been selected as the Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division II weekly award winners for competition from Sept. 4-10, it was announced on Wednesday.
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Longstreth/NFHCA Division II Weekly Awards - Sept. 13
Offensive Player of the Week
Kacie Smith, Stonehill Jr., F, Norwood, Mass./Norwood
Smith notched four goals and three assists to lead Stonehill to a 9-0 win over American International on Friday. All of her goals and two of her three assists came in a 23-minute span from the 16th minute to the 39th minute as Stonehill scored six goals on the way to the victory. Smith posted career highs for goals, assists and points (11).
Defensive Player of the Week
Sydney McCarthy, East Stroudsburg Sr., B, Reading, Pa./Muhlenberg
After earning the Offensive Player of the Week nod last Wednesday, McCarthy gets awarded on her natural side of the ball after again leading East Stroudsburg on both ends of the field last week. She scored her team's first goal in a 2-0 win over Shippensburg on Wednesday as East Stroudsburg improved to 4-0 in games pitting the top two teams in the nation over the past three years. McCarthy added a goal and an assist in a 3-0 win over Indiana University of Pennsylvania on Saturday as ESU recorded its third-straight shutout.
Kate Remley, Limestone So., M, Chesapeake, Va./Grassfield
Remley notched a hat trick, all in the second half, as Limestone rallied for a 4-3 win over Bellarmine on Friday.
Katharina Ohmen, Merrimack So., GK, Bremen, Germany/Oekumenisches Gymnasium Zu Bremen
Ohmen made 13 saves in a 3-2 win over Bentley last Wednesday and five in a 2-0 shutout of Franklin Pierce on Friday.