Maloney, Riedel Selected for NEAC Women's Lacrosse Weekly Awards

Maloney, Riedel Selected for NEAC Women's Lacrosse Weekly Awards

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Mackenzie Maloney and Riley Riedel as its Student-Athlete of the Week selections in women's lacrosse for the week ending March 17.

Mackenzie Maloney (Huntington, N.Y.) from Wells College has been named NEAC Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week after posting huge numbers last week to become the career points leader for the Express. The senior midfielder scored four goals and eight assists in an 18-9 win at Houghton on March 12. Over the weekend, Maloney added 11 goals and two assists in a loss at Wesley. She finished the week with 15 goals, 10 assists, 13 ground balls, 14 draw controls and 10 caused turnovers.

Riley Riedel (Marilla, N.Y.) from D’Youville College has been selected as the NEAC Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week after a strong week for the Spartans. The freshman midfielder began the week with three ground balls and four draw controls in a loss against Buffalo State. In a 16-4 win at Elmira over the weekend, Riedel recorded four ground balls, five draw controls and seven caused turnovers.

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The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has 12 NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Cazenovia College, College of Saint Elizabeth, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pennsylvania State University – Abington, Pennsylvania State University – Berks, SUNY Cobleskill, Morrisville State, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, and Wells College. Associate members are: Cedar Crest College (W Swimming), D’Youville College (W Lacrosse), Hilbert College (M&W Lacrosse), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse), Rutgers University – Camden (M Golf), and Wilson College (M Volleyball). The NEAC has partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sport of men’s tennis and with the Colonial State Athletic Conference in the sport of Field Hockey. For more information, please visit: www.neacsports.com.