GILBERT, Ariz. — Kelsey Bing, senior goalkeeper from No. 15 Stanford University, has been named this week's Play Safe Turf & Track/NFHCA Division I Defensive Player of the Week. While Noor Coenen, junior midfielder from No. 23 American University, and Lotte de Koning, junior forward from No. 10 University of Delaware, have been named Play Safe Turf & Track/NFHCA Division I Co-Offensive Players of the Week.
Play Safe Turf & Track/NFHCA Division I Defensive Player of the Week
Kelsey Bing, Stanford University, Sr., Goalkeeper (Houston, Texas)
Bing's standout performance in the cage led No. 15 Stanford University to an American East Conference Championship last weekend. Bing posted a shutout in Thursday's quarterfinal game against the University at Albany, turning away all seven shots she faced. Then on Friday, against the University of Maine, Bing locked in another shutout, making three integral saves. In the America East Championship on Sunday, she allowed only one goal in the Cardinal's 2-1 win over No. 20 Monmouth University.
Bing was named to the America East All-Championship Team.
Play Safe Turf & Track/NFHCA Division I Offensive Player of the Week
Noor Coenen, American University, Jr., Midfielder (Naarden, The Netherlands)
Coenen tallied nine points in No. 23 American University's two-win weekend that ended in a Patriot League Championship. In Friday's game against the College of Holy Cross, Coenen scored a hat trick, tying the single-game tournament record for points and goals. In Sunday's championship game against Lafayette College, Coenen scored once and assisted once to lead the Eagles to a 3-2 win. Coenen's postseason goal-scoring performance tied the Patriot League's tournament record for points and goals.
Coenen was named Patriot League Field Hockey Tournament Most Valuable Player.
Lotte de Koning, University of Delaware, Jr., Forward (Vreeland, The Netherlands)
In No. 10 University of Delaware's quest for a Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Championship last week, de Koning delivered an impressive performance. On Friday's semifinal game against James Madison University, de Koning scored four of the Blue Hens' five goals. Then, in the championship game on Sunday, she scored the first goal of the game in Delaware's eventual 2-1 championship victory. Her four goals against JMU set a new Delaware record for goals in a CAA Championship game.
De Koning was named Most Outstanding Performer of the CAA Tournament.