2018 NESCAC Women's Soccer Players of the Week

November 5, 2018
Ursula Alwang, Middlebury Ursula Alwang
Middlebury College
Junior • Goalkeeper • Weston, Conn.

Alwang helped lead Middlebury to its fourth NESCAC title with an excellent defensive effort in goal. She made six saves in a semifinal tie with Amherst and added three saves in the Panthers’ championship game win over Williams. She allowed just one goal in 200 minutes of work.

Weekly Release #9
Eva Shaw, Middlebury Eva Shaw
Middlebury College
Junior • Goalkeeper • Park City, Utah

Shaw handled penalty kick duties for the Panthers in the team’s shootout against Amherst. After the Mammoths took a 2-0 lead, Shaw made four stops to help Middlebury earn a 4-3 advantage and advance to the NESCAC Championship game.

Weekly Release #9
October 28, 2018
Rubii Tamen, Amherst Rubii Tamen
Amherst College
Senior • Forward • Washington, D.C.

Tamen scored two goals, for the third consecutive game, in the Mammoths 2-0 win over Trinity in their final regular season match. Tamen followed up her performance by notching the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory over Hamilton in the NESCAC Quarterfinals. Tamen has scored seven goals over the last four games.

Weekly Release #8
October 22, 2018
Lauren Goetzman, Wesleyan Lauren Goetzman
Wesleyan University
Senior • Midfield • Hidden Hills, Calif.

Goetzman netted a hat trick to propel the Cardinals past Rhode Island College, 5-0. Goetzman followed that up with a goal and an assist on the game-winning tally to lead Wesleyan to a 3-2 win over Amherst. She has a career-high six goals this year and is tied for the team lead in points (13) and goals (6).

Weekly Release #7
October 15, 2018
Liz Reed, Tufts Liz Reed
Tufts University
Sophomore • Forward • Lynnfield, Mass.

Reed posted eight points in a 3-0 week for the Jumbos, recording at least one point in each match. She scored twice and added an assist in a 3-0 win over Salem State, then netted the game-winning goal in overtime, in a 2-1 victory at Connecticut College, and finished the week with her seventh assist of the year on the insurance goal in a 2-0 victory over Trinity. Reed’s seven assists leads the NESCAC.

Weekly Release #6
October 8, 2018
Emily Bowers, Tufts Emily Bowers
Tufts University
Senior • Goalkeeper • Needham, Mass.

Bowers made a season-high 12 saves in a 0-0 double-overtime tie with unbeaten Middlebury. It was her seventh shutout of the year. She ranks third in total saves in the conference with 46.

Weekly Release #5
October 1, 2018
Duun O'Hara, Trinity Duun O'Hara
Trinity College
First Year • Forward • Woodstock, Conn.

O'Hara scored in each of Trinity's games last week, including the game-winning goal in the 88th minute of a 2-1 comeback victory against Bates. She also netted the equalizer in the 88th minute in a 3-3 draw versus Wheaton.

Weekly Release #4
September 24, 2018
Olivia Barnhill, Williams Olivia Barnhill
Williams College
Senior • Goalkeeper • New York, N.Y.

Barnhill tied a career-high when she stopped 11 shots in a scoreless tie with Amherst. Barnhill added three saves in a 3-0 win at Bates. In 200 minutes, she faced 14 shots and stopped them all as the Ephs went 1-0-1 for the week.

Weekly Release #3
September 17, 2018
Cat Gambino, Hamilton Cat Gambino
Hamilton College
Sophomore • Forward • Westbury, N.Y.

Gambino scored with 19 seconds remaining in the second half to help lift the Continentals to a 1-0 win against Trinity. Gambino has at least a point in all four games for the Continentals this season.

Weekly Release #2
September 10, 2018
Sydney Jones, Williams Sydney Jones
Williams College
Sophomore • Forward • Boca Raton, Fla.

Jones scored five goals in a 3-0-0 week for the Ephs. She netted all three game-winning goals for Williams, scoring the winner at Hamilton in the 65th minute of a 2-1 victory. She had two goals in a 3-1 win against NESCAC foe Trinity, then added two more in a 3-0 shutout of Skidmore. She scored five goals on seven shots in the week, equaling her goal total from the 2017 season.

Weekly Release #1