Carlin, Nijziel named NFHCA Division I National Players of the Week

Nov 2, 2022 | 2022-2023, Division I, News

Photo Credit: University of Iowa Athletics and Boston College Athletics

GENEVA, N.Y. — Fifth year defender from No. 9 University of Iowa, Anthe Nijziel, and senior forward from No. 16 Boston College, Margo Carlin, have been named this week’s NFHCA Division I Defensive and Offensive Players of the Week sponsored by ScoreBreak, respectively.

NFHCA Division I Defensive Player of the Week


Anthe Nijziel, No. 9 University of Iowa, Fifth Year, Defender (Eindhoven, Netherlands)

  • Anchored a Hawkeye defense that allowed just two shots (one on goal) in a 1-0 shutout victory over Michigan State
  • Held Michigan State to one offensive penalty corner
  • This marks Iowa’s sixth shutout of the season
  • Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week

NFHCA Division I Offensive Player of the Week


Margo Carlin, No. 16 Boston College, Sr., Forward (Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania)

  • Scored three straight unanswered goals and assisted on the fourth in the 4-1 upset over then-No. 8 University of Louisville
  • The seven points earned versus Louisville tied for the most by any player in an ACC game this season
  • With the win, Boston College secured the No. 4 seed in the ACC Field Hockey Championship
  • Named ACC Offensive Player of the Week

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 champion, strengthen, and celebrate field hockey coaches and the game. 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.