Caitlin Cahalan, Siena, Sr., F, 5-1, Cohoes, N.Y./Shaker
Cahalan had a career weekend for the Saints, totaling nine points on the opening weekend of MAAC play in Western New York. The senior striker scored three goals and added three assists in games at Niagara and Canisius. Against the Golden Griffins Sunday, Cahalan scored a career-high seven points on two goals and three assists as she had a hand in all five Siena goals in a 5-3 win. She scored the first two goals of the game to get Siena going before later assisting on the final three goals including the game winner.
Defensive Player of the Week
Andrea Wicks, Marist, So., GK, 5-9, East Northport, N.Y./John Glenn
The sophomore goalkeeper had a strong opening weekend of conference play for the Red Foxes as she backstopped back-to-back road wins for Marist. On Friday night at Canisius, Wicks shutout the Golden Griffins with five saves. She preserved the 1-0 margin with her final save of the game in the 83rd minute. On Sunday afternoon, Wicks posted another strong outing as she held Niagara to one goal. In the Red Foxes' 3-1 win, she made four saves. For the week, Wicks posted a 0.50 goals against average and a .900 save percentage.
Rookie of the Week
Colleen Kavanagh, Manhattan, Fr., B/MF, 5-4, Rockville Centre, N.Y./Sacred Heart Academy
Kavanagh set up the game-winning goal on Saturday to help lift the Jaspers to a 3-0 victory over Saint Peter's at Gaelic Park. Her first career assist in the 19th minute led to Manhattan junior forward Janie Schlauder's game-winning strike. Kavanagh also contributed to a solid defensive effort, playing a key role in the Jaspers' third shutout of the year in her seventh start in nine appearances in the back.