O’Neill, Zanolli named Play Safe Turf & Track/NFHCA Division I National Players of the Week
BROCKPORT, N.Y. — Senior defender from No. 2 University of Michigan, Halle O’Neill, and senior forward from No. 13 Stanford University, Corinne Zanolli, 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
Halle O’Neill, University of Michigan, Sr., Defender (Hummelstown, Pennsylvania)
O’Neill was named the Big Ten Tournament MVP last weekend as she led No. 2 University of Michigan to a Big Ten Tournament championship with impressive performances on both sides of the ball. O’Neill was part of defensive unit that secured two shutouts and allowed only one goal during the the Wolverine’s three-game tournament. She notched the second and the fourth goal in the championship game against Ohio State University on Saturday.
Michigan’s title win earned them automatic qualification in the NCAA Tournament.
Play Safe Turf & Track/NFHCA Division I Offensive Player of the Week
Corinne Zanolli, Stanford University, Sr., Forward (Newtown Square, Pennsylvania)
Zanolli was named the America East Championship Tournament’s Most Outstanding Player for her performance last weekend. Zanolli had a hand in all five Cardinal goals in their championship tournament run. On Thursday against the University of Maine, she assisted on the first goal, then scored the game winner with less than three minutes left in the contest. In the title game on Saturday, Zanolli scored the first two goals then assisted on the game-winning, championship-sealing goal in the second overtime period against Monmouth University
Stanford’s America East championship earned them automatic qualification in the NCAA Tournament. This is Zanolli’s second Division I Offensive Player of the Year honor this season.
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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.