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October 10, 2011

PSU Field Hockey goalie earns top LEC honor

Lemelin helps Panthers to 10-1 record

            PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The starting goalie on the Plymouth State University field hockey team was honored by the Little East Conference Monday for her performance in a pair of Panther victories last week.

            Junior Hilary Lemelin was named LEC Field Hockey Goalie of the Week Monday.  She led PSU to a pair of conference victories over the University of Southern Maine and Fitchburg State University as the Panthers improved to 10-1 overall and 6-1 in conference play.

   
  Hilary Lemelin
   

            A 5'8" goalie, Lemelin recorded a 2-0 record for the week with a 0.50 goals against average, four saves and one shutout.  She needed to make just two saves in each of her victories, a 4-1 win Wednesday over Southern Maine and a 2-0 whitewash over Fitchburg State on Saturday.

            Lemelin is ranked second in the 12-team LEC and 14th in the NCAA Division III with a 0.93 goals against average.  She also ranks third in the conference with four shutouts.           

            PSU is back on the turf with a pair of road games this week, a non-conference affair Wednesday at Springfield College and an LEC matchup Saturday at Salem State University. 

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