Fischetti, Valentine Named NEAC Field Hockey Student-Athletes of the Week

Fischetti, Valentine Named NEAC Field Hockey Student-Athletes of the Week

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Brianna Fischetti and Kassidy Valentine as its Student-Athlete of the Week selections in field hockey for the week ending Sept. 9.

Brianna Fischetti (Wading River, N.Y.) from Morrisville State has been named NEAC Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Week after leading her team to a 12-1 victory over Lancaster Bible in the conference opener. The junior midfielder netted three goals and assisted on another in the win. Fischetti was credited with the game-winning goal and tallied a career-high seven points in her best collegiate outing.

Kassidy Valentine (Glendora, Calif.) from Keuka College has been chosen as NEAC Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week with 10 saves on the week. The Wolves’ junior goalkeeper made five saves in 35 minutes of action in a loss at Houghton before making five saves over the weekend in a double-overtime shutout at Drew. In addition to her five saves in the game, Valentine stopped all five of Drew’s attempts in the shootout.

********************************************************************************************************************************************

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.