UMF Sweeps NAC Honors

UMF Sweeps NAC Honors

Player of the Week

Keilly Lynch, UMaine-Farmington
(Junior, M - Lyman, Maine)

Lynch unselfishly led the Beavers to three wins last week, tallying 16 points with five goals and 11 assists. The junior set up five scores and notched two of her own, while causing three turnovers, against Thomas on Saturday. Earlier in the week, Lynch scored one goal against Maine Maritime, while dishing out three assists and picking up four ground balls, three draw controls, and causing a turnover. She scored two goals, with three assists, three ground balls, and three caused turnovers against Elms. In total, Lynch notched 11 ground balls, 11 draw controls, and seven caused turnovers.


Defensive Player of the Week

Heather Boland, UMaine-Farmington
(Senior, G - Griswold, Connecticut)

Boland shared time in the cage this week and led the Beavers to three wins, including two against conference opponents. Boland earned the 14-5 win against Thomas with three saves in goal. She contributed to two more wins against Elms and Maine Maritime, making 11 and eight saves per thirty minutes in each respective game. On the week, Boland made 22 saves and gave up 15, tallying an overall 59.5% save percentage.


Rookie of the Week

Kaya Backman, UMaine-Farmington
(Freshman, F - South Portland, Maine)

Backman scored 10 goals during the Beavers' three-game win streak. She found the cage with three goals against Maine Maritime, three against Thomas, and four against Elms. Backman also notched four ground balls and caused three turnovers in the wins. She was on target with 16 shots, 13 on goal, and 10 that netted - reaching an 81.3 shots on goal percentage.