NESCAC Weekly Release - September 30, 2019

NESCAC Players of the Week - Sept. 30 - Rachael Peacock, Bowdoin

NESCAC Fall Weekly Release #4

 Men's Cross Country Performer of the WeekAidan Ryan, Williams

Aidan Ryan, Williams
Junior • New York, N.Y.

Ryan won the Purple Valley Classic race hosted by Williams to lead the Ephs to a first-place finish in the team standings. He covered the 8K course in a time of 26:07.3.


 Women's Cross Country Performer of the WeekSabrina Gornisiewicz, Tufts

Sabrina Gornisiewicz, Tufts
Senior • Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Gornisiewicz claimed first-place to lead Tufts to a victory at the Purple Valley Classic at Williams. She finished the 6K course in a time of 22:44.2.



 Field Hockey Player of the WeekEmma Ticknor, Williams

Emma Ticknor, Williams
Senior • Midfield • Madison, N.J.

Ticknor scored six goals in three games, with at least one goal in each game, as Williams pushed its win streak to seven games with a 3-0 week that included conference wins over Amherst and Connecticut College. She scored the first two goals in a 6-0 win over Springfield, added a goal and an assist in a 4-1 win against the Mammoths, and notched a hat trick in a 5-1 victory versus the Camels.


Max Jacobs, Tufts Men's Soccer Player of the Week

Max Jacobs, Tufts
Junior • Midfield • Cherry Hill, N.J.

In the Jumbos’ lone game of the week, Jacobs scored the game-winner in the second overtime period in a 1-0 win at Bates.



Rachael Peacock, Bowdoin Women's Soccer Player of the Week

Rachael Peacock, Bowdoin
First Year • Midfield • Bronxville, N.Y.

Peacock scored three goals last week, including the game-winners in a 2-0 week for the Polar Bears. After scoring both goals in a midweek 2-0 win at the University of New England, Peacock netted the game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory at Trinity.

Sophie Launsbach, Amherst Volleyball Player of the Week

Sophie Launsbach, Amherst
Sophomore • Middle Blocker • Los Angeles, Calif.

Launsbach made just two errors on 46 swings in wins over Middlebury and MCLA, posting a .630 hitting percentage and averaging 4.43 kills per set. Launsbach had 14 kills and three service aces in a 3-0 sweep of Middlebury and led all players with 17 kills and a .762 attacking percentage in a four-set win over MCLA. She had a block assist in each of the wins and also chipped in seven digs, while accounting for 5.1 points per set.