Curley, Roth named NFHCA Division III National Players of the Week

Oct 27, 2021 | 2021-2022, Division III, News

BROCKPORT, N.Y. — Senior goalkeeper from No. 17 Haverford College, Hannah Roth, and senior forward from No. 4 Babson College, Lauren Curley, have been named this week’s NFHCA Division III Defensive and Offensive Players of the Week, respectively. The performance of senior goalkeeper from Earlham College, Meg Murphy, merited an honorable mention.

NFHCA Division III Defensive Player of the Week


Hannah Roth, No. 17 Haverford College, Sr., Goalkeeper (Wilmette, Illinois)

  • Logged a pair of shutouts — her fifth and sixth this season — with eight saves in wins over two conference opponents last week
  • Opened the week with a three-save shutout against Washington College 
  • Turned away five shots in another shutout over Gettysburg
  • Currently second in the nation in save percentage (.849) and fourth in goals against average (0.71)
  • Named Centennial Conference Defensive Player of the Week

NFHCA Division III Offensive Player of the Week


Lauren Curley, No. 5 Babson College, Sr., Forward/Midfielder (Stow, Massachusetts)

  • Registered 10 points last week for No. 5 Babson College as the Beavers secured their sixth-consecutive NEWMAC regular-season title
  • Recorded her second-career hat trick with three first-half goals at Wellesley College on Tuesday
  • Followed with a two-goal performance in Saturday’s 7-0 victory over Clark University
  • Named NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week

Honorable Mention


Meg Murphy, Earlham College, Sr., Goalkeeper (Chico, California)

  • Recorded a shutout after 80 minutes of play at Denison University on Thursday
  • Made seven saves during regulation to keep the Big Red off of the scoreboard
  • In penalty shootouts, stopped five of Denison’s seven shot attempts to secure the 1-0 win
  • Named North Coast Athletic Conference 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.