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Women's Lacrosse Weekly Awards - Week 4

Women's Lacrosse Weekly Awards - Week 4

Photos courtesy of Columbia Athletics Communications; Cornell and Harvard Athletic Communications

PRINCETON, N.J. -- Columbia junior attack Victoria Kalamaras and Harvard senior attack Marisa Romeo share Offensive Player of the Week, while Cornell senior defender Catie Smith is named Defensive Player of the Week.

CO-OFFENSIVE PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Columbia junior attack Victoria Kalamaras (Mountain Lakes, N.J.) tallied seven points on two goals and five assists in the Lions’ 17-10 win over Dartmouth, their first-ever victory over the Big Green. Kalamaras is the first Lion to be named Offensive Player of the Week since Kacie Johnson on April 16, 2012.

Kalamaras’ Statistics for the Week
2G, 5A, 7 Pts., 1 FPG, 2 GB, 50.0 Shot % vs. Dartmouth

Harvard senior attack Marisa Romeo (Syracuse, N.Y.) also finished with seven points, scoring five goals and assisting on two others, in the Crimson’s 14-13 win over Yale. Her last goal, with 5:47 remaining, proved to be the gamewinner. Romeo takes home her first Offensive Player of the Week honor of the season and second of her career.

Romeo’s Statistics for the Week
5G, 2A, 7 Pts., 1 FPG, 1 CT, 55.6 Shot % vs. Yale

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Cornell senior defender Catie Smith (Berwyn, Pa.) was stellar in the Big Red’s 10-4 win at No. 10 Penn, totaling four caused turnovers, two draw controls and one ground ball. Cornell’s defense held the Quakers scoreless in the second half, the first time the Big Red held an opponent scoreless for an entire half since March 20, 2011 against Notre Dame. Smith takes home her third career Defensive Player of the Week honor and first of the season.

Smith’s Statistics for the Week
1 GB, 2 DC, 4 CT at No. 13 Penn

HONOR ROLL
Marina Burke, Harvard (Sr., D – Westwood, Mass.)
1G, 1 Pt., 1 FPG, 3 GB, 1 DC, 3 CT, 100.0 Shot % vs. Yale

Ellie DeGarmo, Princeton (Sr., G – Baltimore)
1 GP-1 GS, 60:00 Mins., 14 GA, 14.00 GAA, 11 Svs., 44.0 Sv. %, 1-0 vs. Loyola (Md.)
1 GP-1 GS, 60:00 Mins., 7 G, 7.00 GAA, 12 Svs., 63.2 Sv. %, 1-0 vs. Brown

Tess D’Orsi, Princeton (Fr., M – Sudbury, Mass.)
3G, 3 Pts., 2 GB, 1 CT, 50.0 Shot % vs. Loyola (Md.)
4G, 4 Pts., 1 FPG, 2 GB, 1 CT, 66.7 Shot % vs. Brown

Catherine Ellis, Cornell (Sr., M – Englewood, Colo.)
2G, 2A, 4 Pts., 1 FPG, 2 GB, 1 CT, 66.7 Shot % at Penn

Marissa Hudgins, Brown (Jr., D – Syracuse, N.Y.)
3 GB, 2 DC, 3 CT at No. 11 Princeton

Izzy Nixon, Yale (So., M – Greenwich, Conn.)
6G, 2A, 8 Pts., 4 GB, 6 DC, 1 CT, 75.0 Shot % at Marist
2G, 1A, 3 Pts., 2 GB, 7 DC, 1 CT, 50.0 Shot % at Harvard

Carolyn Paletta, Brown (So., M – Greenwich, Conn.)
3G, 3 Pts., 1 FPG, 4 DC, 60.0 Shot % at No. 11 Princeton

Laine Parsons, Columbia (So., M – Wilton, Conn.)
5G, 5 Pts., 1 FPG, 5 GB, 4 DC, 2 CT, 83.3 Shot % vs. Dartmouth

Taylor Quinn, Columbia (Sr., M – Radnor, Pa.)
4G, 4 Pts., 1 FPG, 4 GB, 5 DC, 1 CT, 57.1 Shot % vs. Dartmouth

Kierra Sweeney, Dartmouth (So., A – Oakton, Va.)
3G, 1A, 4 Pts., 1 GB, 1 DC, 37.5 Shot % at BU
2G, 1A, 3 Pts., 1 FPG, 3 DC, 40.0 Shot % at Columbia

Kiera Vrindten, Dartmouth (Fr., GK – Warren, N.J.)
1 GP-1 GS, 57:38 Mins., 7 GA, 7.29 GAA, 16 Svs., 69.6 Sv. %, 1-0 at BU
1 GP-1 GS, 60:00 Mins., 17 GA, 17.00 GAA, 9 Svs., 34.6 Sv. %, 0-1 at Columbia