Two Women's Lacrosse Players Grab NAC Weekly Honors

Two Women's Lacrosse Players Grab NAC Weekly Honors

WATERVILLE, Maine - After a 2-0 week for the Eagles, Maddy Olsen achieves her first career North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Player of the Week award while Mary Cushing picks up her second NAC Rookie of the Week recognition this season. 

Player of the Week

Maddy Olsen, Husson - (Sophomore, A/M - Bath, Maine)

Providing dramatic action, Olsen scored the game-winner in overtime against UMaine-Farmington on Saturday for a 12-11 conference victory. Earlier in the week, Olsen netted a team-high four goals to help hold onto a 12-10 triumph over Maine Maritime. The Mariners made a strong late push, crawling back from a seven-goal deficit in the final minutes to make it a one-goal game. Olsen scored the insurance goal to earn the win for the Eagles. In all, she accumulated six goals, nine ground balls, 12 draw controls, and caused three turnovers.

Rookie of the Week

Mary Cushing, Husson - (Freshman, A/M - Fairfield, Vermont)

Accumulating nine points on a 2-0 week for the Eagles, Cushing helped Husson secure a 12-10 victory over Maine Maritime on Tuesday with two goals and a pair of assists. Then on Saturday, she scored a team-high four goals and dished one assist to help Husson overcome UMaine-Farmington in overtime. In total, the rookie tallied six goals, three assists, seven ground balls, seven draw control wins, and caused three turnovers.