Amaden, O’Grady named Play Safe Turf & Track/NFHCA Division III National Players of the Week

Mar 17, 2021 | 2020-2021, Division III, News

BROCKPORT, N.Y. — Krista O’Grady, freshman defender from Kean University, and Grace Amaden, senior forward from Washington and Lee University, have been named this week’s Play Safe Turf & Track/NFHCA Division III Defensive and Offensive Players of the Week, respectively.

Play Safe Turf & Track/NFHCA Division III Defensive Player of the Week


Krista O’Grady, Kean University, Fr., Defender (Nazareth, Pennsylvania)

O’Grady anchored a Kean University defensive unit that limited Montclair State University and Stockton University to a combined 14 shots and just nine shots on goal in two wins last week. In the first game of her collegiate career, O’Grady recorded her first defensive save and her first goal — both against MSU.

O’Grady was named New Jersey Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week on Tuesday.

Play Safe Turf & Track/NFHCA Division II Offensive Player of the Week


Grace Amaden, Washington and Lee University, Sr., Forward (East Hampton, New York)

Amaden registered her first career hat trick last week against Virginia Wesleyan University. In Friday’s contest, Amaden had 7 shots on goal. She currently leads the ODAC in goals (4) and is second in points (8).

Amaden was named Old Dominion Athletic Conference Field Hockey Player of the Week on Tuesday.

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The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) is a nonprofit organization serving field hockey coaches and supporters of the game from across the United States. The mission of the organization is to stimulate the professional development of coaching leadership within the sport of field hockey. The NFHCA strives to cultivate and recognize the professional contributions of its membership and to foster and promote the growth of the sport. The NFHCA is responsible for providing a recognizable presence and voice in regard to legislation affecting the sport as well as interscholastic and intercollegiate programs.