Kennedy, Mitchell named Play Safe Turf & Track/NFHCA Division I National Players of the Week

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

BROCKPORT, N.Y. — Jonna Kennedy, junior goalkeeper from Boston College, and Meghan Mitchell, freshman forward from Villanova University, have been named this week’s Play Safe Turf & Track/NFHCA Division I Defensive and Offensive Players of the Week, respectively.

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

 

Jonna Kennedy, Boston College, Jr., Goalkeeper (Watertown, Massachusetts)

Kennedy registered 10 saves while recording two shutout wins for Boston College last week. She collected five saves in a 2-0 win over the University of New Hampshire and five more in a 3-0 win over the University of Vermont. She currently leads the ACC with an average 7.43 saves per game, nearly three more per game than the next-closest goalkeeper.

Kennedy was named the ACC Defensive Player of the Week on Tuesday.

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

 

Meghan Mitchell, Villanova University, Fr., Forward (Villanova, Pennsylvania)

Mitchell had a nine-point weekend for Villanova University. In the first game of a two-contest slate against Quinnipiac University, Mitchell notched the first goal in an eventual 3-2 Wildcat win. Then in Sunday’s contest, she netted her first-career hat trick and her first-career game-winning goal as well as an assist in the 5-0 win. Mitchell leads Villanova with five goals and 11 points on the season.

Mitchell was named BIG EAST Offensive 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.