BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. -- Shepherd's Samantha Leonard is the Mountain East Conference Offensive Player of the Week, while West Virginia Wesleyan's Mary Cooper is the league's Defensive Player of the Week.
Leonard, a senior from Conowingo, Md., had five points in a 1-0-1 week for the Rams. She recorded a brace in Shepherd's 2-1 victory over Concord, and then added an assist as SU earned a draw against Notre Dame.
Cooper, a senior from McKeesport, Pa., helped lead a defense that posted a pair of shutouts last week. The Bobcats held their two opponents to just nine shots in the two games with only four landing on frame.
Offense: Carolyn Saulle (WVWC) had two goals in a win over Fairmont State ... Sarah Hill (CU) netted a goal against Wheeling Jesuit ... Brianna Murgi (WJU) converted a penalty in the final seconds of overtime to give the Cardinals a win over Fairmont State.
Defense: Katie Maher (CU) had 10 saves in a 1-1-0 week ... Megan Herter (WJU) made three saves and recorded the shutout against Fairmont State.
|2017 Mountain East Conference Players Of The Week|
|Sept. 4||Haelly Ramirez (WVWC)||Shawna Graham (FSU)|
|Sept. 11||Alexis Manoa (NDC)||Ashlee Schumacher (WVWC)|
|Sept. 18||Lytia Hart (NDC)||Zoe Zyta (UC)|
|Sept. 25||Jackie Corrigan (NDC)||Christi LaBella (SU)|
|Oct. 2||Samantha Leonard (SU)||Mary Cooper (WVWC)|