ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) – Coker attack Faith Kent has been named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week, and Queens goalie Chase Brokaw has been named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Women's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week for games played April 9-15, the League announced today.
Kent, a junior from Winter Springs, Fla., had an outstanding week as she led the Cobras to a pair of SAC victories. For the week, she scored 14 goals with six assists for 20 points, while adding seven ground balls, 18 draw controls and four caused turnovers. She netted five goals with an assist in the Cobras' 16-15 win over Wingate, and she scored nine goals and assisted on five others in Coker's 23-22 win over Mars Hill.
Brokaw, a sophomore from Sykesville, Md., picked up two wins in the goal last week for the Royals. Queens defeated Newberry and Catawba to clinch a first-round bye in the upcoming SAC Women's Lacrosse Championship. Brokaw allowed just two goals with four saves in the win over Newberry, and she made nine saves and allowed 10 goals versus Catawba. For the week, she allowed 12 goals with 13 saves and had a save percentage of 52.
This is the second Player of the Week selection for Kent this season, while this marks the first time that Brokaw has earned Player of the Week honors.
2018 SAC AstroTurf Women's Lacrosse Offensive Players of the Week
Feb. 5 – Sierra Haas, Tusculum
Feb. 12 – Sophia Moore, Newberry
Feb. 19 – Kendall Wells, Wingate
Feb. 26 – Haley McCusker, Coker
Mar. 5 – Faith Kent, Coker
Mar. 12 – Rachel Elmore, Lenoir-Rhyne
Mar. 19 – Gabby Sousa, Lenoir-Rhyne
Mar. 26 – Hanna Scott, Queens
Apr. 2 – Erin Green, Catawba
Apr. 9 – Gabby Sousa, Lenoir-Rhyne
Apr. 16 – Faith Kent, Coker
2018 SAC AstroTurf Women's Lacrosse Defensive Players of the Week
Feb. 5 – Kate Pipkin, Tusculum
Feb. 12 – Brandy Bowman, Newberry
Feb. 19 – Emily Ketron, Wingate
Feb. 26 – Cassie Williams, Coker
Mar. 5 – Shannon Novak, Lincoln Memorial
Mar. 12 – Ines Flueck, Lenoir-Rhyne
Mar. 19 – Cammy Case, Queens
Mar. 26 – Ines Flueck, Lenoir-Rhyne
Apr. 2 – Cammy Case, Queens
Apr. 9 – Ines Flueck, Lenoir-Rhyne
Apr. 16 – Chase Brokaw, Queens
AstroTurf is an official corporate partner of the South Atlantic Conference and title sponsor of the Conference's Player of the Week awards program.
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