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Els Named ECAC New England Defensive Player of the Week

Els Named ECAC New England Defensive Player of the Week

CASTLETON, Vt. - After leading the team to a pair of victories last week, senior goalie Meghan Els has been honored as the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) New England Division III Defensive Player of the Week.

Els was dominant in leading the Spartans to a pair of conference victories last week, recording a 86.4 save percentage. Facing Colby-Sawyer, who was unbeaten in the NAC, Els stopped four shots and allowed one goal in the first half as Castleton built a 9-1 lead for an eventual 15-6 win. Against Husson, the senior gave up just two goals while stopping 15 shots, for an 88.2 save percentage as the Spartans won 10-2. 

To view the ECAC Women's Lacrosse Athletes of the Week, click HERE.
To view the full NAC Women's Lacrosse Weekly Honors release, click HERE.

The Spartans return to action on Saturday when they host Maine Maritime at 12 pm.