Schollenberger Named NEWMAC Defensive and CGASPORTS.COM Athlete of the Week

Schollenberger Named NEWMAC Defensive and CGASPORTS.COM Athlete of the Week

Freshman Sarah Schollenberger has been named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week and the CGASPORTS.COM Athlete of the Week, presented by First Command.

It was the second straight week that Schollenberger took home NEWMAC Defensive Player of the Week honors.

Schollenberger was in goal for both game as the Bears split two games. In a double overtime 4-3 non-conference loss to Connecticut College on Tuesday, she had a career-high 17 saves for the Bears.

On Saturday, in the NEWMAC opener, Schollenberger tallied 10 saves to earn her second shutout as the Bears defeated No. 25 Springfield 3-0 for the first time in program history.

The Bears, who are 2-5 overall and 0-1 in conference play, are back in action when they host Wesleyan on Wednesday at 4:00.