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NEWMAC Athletes of the Week (for week ending October 29th)

NEWMAC Athletes of the Week (for week ending October 29th)

NEWMAC Field Hockey Co-Offensive Athlete of the Week

Arielle Mitropoulos, Wellesley (Jr, Cambridge, Mass.)

Wellesley junior Arielle Mitropoulos capped a five-goal week with an OT game-winner against Wheaton that helped the Blue clinch a spot in the NEWMAC postseason. Mitropoulos scored her first career hat trick in a 5-2 Wellesley victory over non-conference UMass Dartmouth on Wednesday. She then scored a pair of goals in Wellesley's regular season finale at Wheaton, netting her first in the opening half before scoring in OT to lift the Blue to a 4-3 victory over the Lyons. 

NEWMAC Field Hockey Co-Offensive Athlete of the Week

Colby Newsham, Mount Holyoke (Jr, Harvard, Mass.)

Newsham was outstanding last week helping the Lyons secure the fourth-seed in the upcoming tournament. She opened the week with a career-high five goals for 10 points, which tied the program record for goals in a game and points in a game in a 10-4 win over Westfield State. She then assisted on the game-winning goal as MHC defeated WPI on the road. 

NEWMAC Football Offensive Athlete of the Week

Sean McAllen, WPI (So, RB, Prospect, Conn.)

McAllen scored what proved to be the game-winning touchdown in a 24-21 triumph over MIT Saturday. The sophomore racked up 185 yards on 27 carries, including a 75-yard score with 1:38 to play. The Boynton Hiller's last four-game streak opened the 2007 campaign and it is the first four-game conference streak since the Freedom Football Conference championship year in 1993.

NEWMAC Football Defensive Athlete of the Week

Nick Ostrowski, WPI (So, LB, Charlton, Mass.)

Ostrowski totaled a career-high 11 tackles, forced a fumble and returned an interception on the final play of the first half 55 yards for a touchdown as WPI went on the road and defeated MIT 24-21. The sophomores forced fumble also resulted in a WPI touchdown with the change of possession in the first quarter. The Boynton Hiller's last four-game streak opened the 2007 campaign and it is the the first four-game conference streak since the Freedom Football Conference championship year in 1993.

NEWMAC Football Special Teams Athlete of the Week

Spencer Herrington, WPI (Jr, K/P, Clearfield, Pa.)

Herrington added six more points his resume Saturday in a 24-21 win at MIT. He began by capping a seven-play, 70-yard opening drive with a 20-yard field goal. The junior went on to boom five punts for 176 yards, including a pair inside the 20. The NEWMAC kicker scoring leader is also fifth overall in the conference with 56 points. 

NEWMAC Men's Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week

Sean Munroe, Clark (So, Silver Spring, Md.)

Monroe was a vital piece of the Cougars 2-0 victory over cross-town foe, WPI on Saturday in their lone game of the week. The sophomore netted both goals in the victory which helped secure Clark as the No. 4 seed in the upcoming NEWMAC Championship.

NEWMAC Men's Soccer Defensive Athlete of the Week

Connor Maguire, Clark (Sr, Dunstable, Mass.)

Senior goalkeeper Maguire was solid between the pipes over the weekend as the Cougars soared to an impressive 2-0 victory over WPI, handing the Engineers their first conference loss of the season. Maguire made nine pivotal saves while earning the shutout, his fourth on the season.

NEWMAC Women's Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week

Olivia Struckman, MIT (Sr, Scottsdale, Ariz.)

MIT senior captain Olivia Struckman led the No. 13 Engineers to a 1-0-1 week scoring two goals including the game winner at Emerson in the season finale at Emerson on Saturday. Struckman closed the regular season with a NEWMAC best 28 points on 13 goals and two assists.

NEWMAC Women's Soccer Defensive Athlete of the Week

Julianna Christy, Clark (So, Plainville, Conn.)

Clark's Christy was critical in the Cougars 3-1 victory over Emerson during the week. The sophomore made four stops for a .800 save percentage in a win that gave Clark the No. 6 seed in the upcoming NEWMAC Women's Soccer Championship.

NEWMAC Volleyball Offensive Athlete of the Week

Abby Bertics, MIT (Jr, La Jolla, Calif.)

In a 2-0 week for MIT, Abby Bertics recorded 31 kills and a .394 hitting percentage. She started things off last Tuesday by producing a match-high 16 kills to go along with a .364 hitting performance in a sweep of Emerson. Bertics then led all players with 15 kills while hitting .424 in a 3-0 win at WPI.

NEWMAC Volleyball Defensive Athlete of the Week

Rayme Quiban, Clark (Jr, Seattle Wash.)

Quiban helped lift the Cougars to a 2-0 week to close out the regular season this past week. The junior racked up 49 digs, averaging 6.13 per set. Clark defeated conference opponent WPI 3-1 and followed up with a non-conference victory over Save Regina, 3-1.

NEWMAC Men's Co-Swimmer of the Week

Jackson Perry, WPI (Cumberland, R.I.)

Perry was named the Justin Ferris (WPI) Swimmer of the Meet as the Engineers picked up their sixth-straight Worcester City Championship Saturday at Clark. Perry swept the individual butterfly events with a 23.17 in the 50 and a 53.74 in the 100. He also swam the third leg of the victorious 200-yard medley and freestyle relays.

NEWMAC Men's Co-Swimmer of the Week

Mitchell Posk, Babson (Boynton Beach, Fla.)

Posk was a part of four of Babson's 11 event victories in a season-opening dual meet win over UMass Dartmouth on Saturday. He touched the wall first in both the 50 free (21.70) and 100 free (48.08), and was also part of the team's wins in both the 200-yard medley relay and the 400-yard freestyle relay.

NEWMAC Men's Diver of the Week

Connor Pennington, Springfield (Monson, Mass.)

Pennington was outstanding in his collegiate debut in Springfield's dual with Coast Guard as he won the 3-meter board with a 294.25, nearly 80 points ahead of the next diver. On the one-meter board, the first-year scored a 311.90, which proved to be almost 100 points ahead of the field.

NEWMAC Men's Relay of the Week

Bauer (pictured), Chen, Perry, Burgwardt (WPI 200 Medley Relay)

The quartet of junior Jack Bauer (Cumberland, RI), sophomore Dave Chen (Niantic, CT), junior Jackson Perry (Cumberland, RI) and graduate student Erick Burgwardt (Honeoye Falls, NY), teamed up to touch the wall in 1:36.99 to claim the 200 medley relay at the Worcester City Championships hosted by Clark.

NEWMAC Women's Swimmer of the Week

Delaney Dyjak, Springfield (Chicopee, Mass.)

After missing last season due to an injury, Dyjak had a promising return to the pool in Springfield's tri-meet with the University of Rhode Island and Coast Guard on Saturday. The graduate student sprinted to a win in the 50 free with a 24.74, won the 100 fly in 1:00.22, and took second in the 100 free in 54.48.

NEWMAC Women's Diver of the Week

Sierra Skaza, Springfield (Belchertown, Mass.)

Skaza had a strong showing in her first meet of the season in Springfield's tri-meet with Coast Guard and the University of Rhode Island. The junior won the one-meter with a 230.00 and took first on the three-meter after totaling a 249.70.

NEWMAC Women's Relay of the Week

Gowan, Zhang, Nie, Rentovich (pictured) (Babson 200 Medley Relay)

Babson's 200-yard medley relay team of sophomore Tirza Rentovich and first-years Nataliya Gowan, Luna Zhang and Celine Nie opened the season by finishing first with a time of 1:59.78 in its dual meet against UMass Darmouth on Saturday.