Aiello, Smith named Play Safe/NFHCA Division II National Players of the Week

Feb 24, 2021 | 2020-2021, Division II, News

BROCKPORT, N.Y. — Sophomore goalkeeper, Julianna Smith, and junior forward, Camrynn Aiello, both from Belmont Abbey College have been named this week’s Play Safe/NFHCA Division II Defensive and Offensive Players of the Week, respectively.

Play Safe/NFHCA Division II Defensive Player of the Week


Julianna Smith, Belmont Abbey College, So., Goalkeeper (Carmel, California)

In Belmont Abbey College’s first-ever win over conference rival, Queens University of Charlotte, Smith posted a .714 save percentage. She made five saves on 13 shots and allowed two goals.

Smith was named South Atlantic Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Tuesday.

Play Safe/NFHCA Division II Offensive Player of the Week


Camrynn Aiello, Belmont Abbey College, Jr., Forward (Centereach, New York)

Last week in Belmont Abbey College’s 4-2 win over Queens University of Charlotte, Aiello scored the opening goal and accounted for four of the Crusaders’ 12 shots.

Aiello was named South Atlantic Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Tuesday.

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