Two women's lacrosse players honored by Liberty League
Contact: Jim Taylor (315) 859-4685
April 18, 2011
Hamilton College women's lacrosse players Meg Pengue '12 (Fairfield, Conn./Fairfield Warde HS) and Martha Plack '14 (Timonium, Md./Garrison Forest School) were honored by the Liberty League on April 18 when the league announced its weekly award winners.
Pengue was selected the league's defensive performer of the week for the second straight week after she recorded 16 caused turnovers and 13 ground balls in three wins. She led a defense that posted a 7.00 goals against average and allowed just 46 shots. She leads the league with 3.00 caused turnovers per game and ranks third with 3.55 ground balls per game.
Plack was a co-rookie of the week pick for the second consecutive week after she scored five goals and added one assist, four ground balls, one draw control and one caused turnover in three wins. She has 12 goals and seven assists in eight games.
Nationally ranked No. 2 Hamilton (10-1 overall, 4-0 Liberty) has won eight straight games, including the last three away from home. The road trip continues at No. 18 Williams College in non-league play on Tuesday, April 19. The Continentals host William Smith College on Friday, April 22, and the University of Rochester on Saturday, April 23, in a pair of league games.