Komar Martinez-Paiz Wesleyan University
Junior • Midfielder • Pawtucket, R.I.
Martinez-Paiz recorded five points on two goals and an assist in a 2-0 week for the Cardinals. He netted the game-winning tally in the 26th minute in a 2-0 win over Vassar and added a goal and an assist in a 4-2 win over Bates. He leads the Cardinals in goals (2), assists (2) and points (6).
Women's Soccer Player of the Week
Sarah McCarthy Bates College
Senior • Goalkeeper • Rockville Centre, N.Y.
McCarthy allowed just one goal and made 23 saves in 200 minutes in a 1-0-1 weekend for the Bobcats. McCarthy posted a career-high 17 saves in a 1-0 win at Wesleyan, then made six saves, including three in overtime, in a 1-1 draw at Williams. Bates has a program-best NESCAC record through three games (2-0-1).
Raffel led the Panthers to a 4-0 week by averaging 3.85 kills and 2.92 digs per set. She finished the week with a .331 hitting percentage, earning four service aces and a pair of blocks.
Field Hockey Player of the Week
Jacqueline Murphy Connecticut College
Senior • Defender • Danvers, Mass.
Murphy helped the Camels post two shutout victories against Roger Williams (4-0) and Hamilton (1-0). She anchored a back line that yielded only one shot against Roger Williams and recorded two defensive saves in the win over the Continentals. Connecticut College scored 47 seconds into the game before Hamilton out shot the Camels by a 17-1 margin the rest of the way. Murphy notched both of her defensive saves at 51:45 and 55:20 of the second half to help preserve the win.
Football Offensive Player of the Week
Mike Breuler Wesleyan University
Senior • Wide Receiver • Hamden, Conn.
Breuler played an instrumental role in Wesleyan’s 24-17 comeback victory over Tufts in overtime. He caught 13 receptions for 201 yards, including seven catches in two scoring drives that sent the game into overtime. He caught the eventual game-winning touchdown in the extra session.
Football Defensive Player of the Week
T.J. Rothmann Williams College
First Year • Linebacker • Norwell, Mass.
Rothmann made 19 tackles in a win over Colby, including nine solo and two for loss. He broke up one pass and blocked a potential game-tying field goal early in the fourth quarter in the Ephs’ victory.
Football Special Teams Player of the Week
Adam Regensburg Williams College
Senior • Punter/Wide Receiver • Pottstown, Pa.
Regensburg had seven punts in the victory at Colby, averaging 42.7 yards per punt and placing five of the seven punts inside the 20-yard line to help Williams in the field position battle. All five of his second half punts pinned Colby at or inside the 20-yard line. He also caught one pass for four yards.