Gilmore, Dueber Tabbed NEAC Field Hockey Weekly Honorees

Gilmore, Dueber Tabbed NEAC Field Hockey Weekly Honorees

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Skylar Gilmore and Morgan Dueber as its Student-Athlete of the Week selections in field hockey for the week ending Sept. 2.

Skylar Gilmore (Greene, N.Y.) from Keuka College has been named NEAC Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Week after scoring a key goal in the first game of the season against Brockport. The rookie defender tallied the Wolves’ first goal of the season which tied the game at 1-1 late in the first half. Gilmore’s first collegiate goal came on her first shot and was one of two Keuka College goals in the 4-2 loss.

Morgan Dueber (Owego, N.Y.) from Morrisville State has been chosen as NEAC Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week with 38 combined saves in the opening weekend of play. Despite suffering two losses, the Mustangs’ rookie goalie made 19 saves in each contest and finished the weekend with a .776 save percentage. Dueber played 140 minutes and made a number of significant stops in her first two collegiate games.

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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.