Ramsden, Pegg Named NEAC Women's Soccer Student-Athletes of the Week

Ramsden, Pegg Named NEAC Women's Soccer Student-Athletes of the Week

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Nellie Ramsden and Jessica Pegg as its Student-Athlete of the Week selections in women’s soccer for the week ending Sept. 2.

Nellie Ramsden (Marcellus, N.Y.) from SUNY Cobleskill has been named NEAC Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week with two goals and three assists in two games over the weekend. The Fighting Tigers’ junior midfielder scored the game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over Old Westbury on Aug. 31 to help her team snap a 17-game losing streak dating back to 2017. Ramsden closed out the week with a goal and two assists in a 5-0 win against Newbury College.

Jessica Pegg (Rochester, N.Y.) from Keuka College received NEAC Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week honors after a pair of double-digit save performances in her first two collegiate games. The Wolves’ rookie goalkeeper made 11 stops in a 5-4 win over William Paterson before topping that with 13 saves in a 1-0 loss at Hartwick. Pegg finished the weekend with 24 saves and a .828 save percentage.

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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.