LATHAM, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) announced its weekly conference student-athlete of the week awards for Sept. 9 and Gallaudet University sophomore midfielder Hannah Neild (Litchfield, N.H.) earned Women's Soccer Player of the Week honors for her performance last weekend as GU defeated College of Saint Elizabeth and Yeshiva University.
Neild scored seven goals and two assists during the weekend trip to New Jersey and New York. She netted a career best four goals in a 6-1 win against the Saint Elizabeth Eagles. Neild followed that up with a three-goal, two-assist game against Yeshiva.
Neild currently leads the NEAC in points (18), goals (seven) and assists (four).
Penn St.-Abington junior goalie Morgan O'Loughlin was named NEAC Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week after she posted a 2-0 record with a 0.50 goals against average.
This is Gallaudet's first NEAC Women's Soccer Player of the Week honor this season. This is Neild's first NEAC women's soccer weekly honor in her career.
Gallaudet (2-2) begins conference play this Saturday, Sept. 14, when the Bison play host to Penn St.-Berks at 3:15 p.m.