Flemings, Mckibbin named NFHCA Division III National Players of the Week

Oct 20, 2021 | 2021-2022, Division III, News

BROCKPORT, N.Y. — Junior goalkeeper from No. 5 Kean University, Jenna Flemings, and first-year midfielder/forward from Shenandoah University, Mairead Mckibbin, have been named this week’s NFHCA Division III Defensive and Offensive Players of the Week, respectively. The performance of senior goalkeeper from Randolph-Macon College, Gatlin Snyder, merited an honorable mention.

NFHCA Division III Defensive Player of the Week

 

Jenna Flemings, No. 5 Kean University, Jr., Goalkeeper (Tabernacle, New Jersey)

  • Earned her conference-leading fourth shutout in win last week’s contest with conference rival No. 13 The College of New Jersey
  • Made 10 saves to keep TCNJ off the board including five in the final quarter
  • Leads the conference in goals against average (.756) and save percentage (.836)
  • Named New Jersey Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week
  • This is Flemings’ second Division II National Defensive Player of the Week honor this season

NFHCA Division III Offensive Player of the Week

 

Mairead Mckibbin, Shenandoah, Fr., Forward/Midfielder (Magnolia, Delaware)

  • Recorded 11 points last week as Shenandoah earned two ODAC wins to improve to 5-0 in league play
  • Had a hand in seven of 11 SU goals scored last week in road wins over Roanoke College and Bridgewater College
  • Helped continue the Hornets’ 12-game winning streak
  • Netted her second hat trick of the season on Friday against Bridgewater
  • Named Old Dominion Athletic Conference Field Hockey Player of the Week

Honorable Mention

 

Gatlin Snyder, Randolph-Macon College, Sr., Goalkeeper (Powhatan, Virginia)

  • Tallied 24 saves in a split week for the Yellow Jackets
  • Recorded her third shutout of the season with two saves in a 4-0 win at Sweet Briar
  • Made a season-and career-best 22 saves in a 1-0 loss at No. 18 Lynchburg, where the Hornets’ lone goal came in the final minute of the contest

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.