Hampsch, Matson named NFHCA Division I National Players of the Week

Aug 31, 2022 | 2022-2023, Division I, News

GENEVA, N.Y. — Junior goalkeeper from No. 18 Duke University, Piper Hampsch, and senior forward from No. 2 University of North Carolina, Erin Matson, 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


Piper Hampsch, No. 18 Duke University, Jr., Goalkeeper (Hopedale, Massachusetts)

  • Made a combined 11 saves in the No. 18 Blue Devil’s shootout win over No. 8 Rutgers and a 1-0 double-overtime win over No. 16 Saint Joe’s
  • Finished the weekend with a 0.38 goals against average and a .917 save percentage
  • Made three saves during the shootout vs No. 8 Rutgers and pushed her career total saves to 172 to rank 11th in Duke history

NFHCA Division I Offensive Player of the Week


Erin Matson, No. 2 University of North Carolina, Sr., Forward (Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania)

  • Scored her first goal of the season in the No. 2 Tar Heel’s 5-1 win over No. 3 Michigan on Friday
  • Buried the game-winning goal to lift the Tar Heels to a 3-2 overtime comeback win vs No. 5 Iowa on Sunday
  • Matson’s game-winning goal brought her career tally to 25 and all-time ACC-leading total in career goals scored to 111


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