BOSTON, Mass. – The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has announced its weekly awards and Mount Holyoke College student-athlete Zoe Marshall has been named the Defensive Player of the Week. It marks the second weekly honor of the season for the junior captain, who was previously honored in September.
Marshall, a goalkeeper out of Mississauga, Ont., earned her honor after backstopped the Lyons to a critical week of conference play, notching two shutouts and 23 saves. In a 1-0 win at Clark, she recorded nine stops. Marshall then notched 14 saves - her third highest total of the season - as the Lyons defeated Wellesley, 1-0, It also marked her third and fourth shutouts of the year.
A graduate of Cawthra Park Secondary School, Marshall currently sports a 7-3-1 record on the season, including a 3-1-1 mark in NEWMAC play. She has an .884 save percentage with a 1.03 goals against average. In addition to her 84 saves on the season, Marshall has surrendered just 11 goals on the year in 965:00 minutes played. She also has four shutouts and one combined effort.
Among the NEWMAC leaders, Marshall leads the conference in saves, while also ranking second in save percentage. She ranks fourth in shutouts, while also sitting eighth in goals against average and goals allowed.
The Lyons return to action this evening, hosting Coast Guard at 6:30pm. MHC will also be at home on Saturday, welcoming conference-rival Wheaton at 12pm. For live stat and video links for both contests, click HERE.