Women's Lacrosse Release #9
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Lindsey Robinson, Gettysburg
Junior, Attack, Potomac, MD / Holton-Arms School
Robinson led the fourth-ranked Bullets to a 3-0 week with nine goals and seven assists for 16 points. She tallied six goals and three assists in the 15-4 win over No. 7 F&M and added 3-2 vs. Bryn Mawr and a pair of assists vs. #15 W&L.
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Maddie Coleman, Gettysburg
Senior, Goalkeeper, Lexington, VA / Rockbridge County HS
Coleman posted a 3.72 goals-against average and a 67.9 save percentage in three victories. She did not allow an opponent to score more than four goals in a game and made nine saves vs. #7 F&M.
AROUND THE CONFERENCE
Gettysburg will host the Centennial tournament for the fifth time since 2003. The Bullets lead all schools with six championships with the last coming in 2006. Franklin & Marshall is the five-time defending champion. Ursinus is the only other team in the field with a tournament championship to its credit, capturing the trophy in 2001.
Tournament W-L records: Gettysburg (16-6), Franklin & Marshall (14-6), Ursinus (4-8), Washington College (1-4) and Swarthmore (0-1).
Gettysburg and Franklin & Marshall have qualified for the Centennial tournament in all 12 years of its existence and have met in the championship game every season since 2003.
Swarthmore and Ursinus met in the first round in 2006 in Collegeville with the Bears coming away with a 12-9 victory. That was the last triumph in the Conference tournament for UC.
Gettysburg senior Hannah Church (Ellicott City, MD / Mount de Sales) is six goals away from becoming the ninth player in Centennial history with 200 career tallies. Her 244 career points place her 23rd all-time among CC scorers.
Haverford senior A Alexa Pesce (Massapequa, NY / Massapequa) cracked the Centennial career top 20 in assists and sits in 19th place with a school-record 83 helpers.
Swarthmore junior M Annalise Penikis (Swarthmore, PA / Strath Haven) scored four goals as the Garnet clinched a playoff berth for the first time since 2006 with an 11-8 win against Haverford.
Washington College posted its first winning record in Conference play since 2004 with a 6-3 Centennial mark.