Little East Conference
Report #4 – Through Sept. 23, 2018
Men’s Cross Country
Ryan Escoda, Fr., Newtown
Placed fifth overall in a field of 140 as the second freshman finisher overall in a field of 140 runners when Eastern placed third in a field of 17 teams at the Gordon College Pop Crowell Invitational. Escoda was timed 27:22 over 8,000 meters, 33 seconds behind the second-place finisher.
Hannah Goodale, Sr., D, Coventry
Repeated the honor from last week. Has played center back on the Little East Conference’s top defensive team, helping the Warriors to two wins last week. Eastern allowed its first home goal in a 4-1 win over UMass Dartmouth Saturday but has outscored its five opponents, 15-1. Goodale played all 180 minutes last week – her fifth straight game of 90 minutes. Eastern has allowed an LEC-low three goals this season.
Aly Clarke, Sr., MF, Mystic
Senior midfielder Aly Clarke of Mystic, CT contributed to three of Eastern’s four goals in a three-goal Little East Conference home victory over UMass Dartmouth which extended Eastern’s record to 25-0-2 in its last 27 LEC regular-season contests dating back five years. Against UMD, Clarke gave Eastern a 1-0 lead 10:30 into competition when she connected on a 25-yard left-footer, set up the second goal with her first assist of the year seven minutes later, and capped the scoring with six minutes left with an unassisted goal – her team-leading fifth of the year. Clarke shares fourth place in the LEC in goals and is tied for fifth place in points.
2018 Weekly Winners
Sept. 24 (#4) Hannah Goodale Women’s Soccer Defensive Player-of-the-Week
Sept. 24 (#4) Aly Clarke Women’s Soccer Offensive Player-of-the-Week
Sept. 24 (#4) Ryan Escoda Men’s Cross Country Rookie-of-the-Week
Sept. 17 (#3) Patrick Agyemang Men’s Soccer Rookie-of-the-Week
Sept. 17 (#3) Hannah Goodale Women’s Soccer Defensive -of-the-Week
Sept.10 (#2) Olivia Rovalino Women’s Soccer Rookie-of-the-Week
Sept. 10 (#2) Will Toomey Men’s Soccer Rookie-of-the-Week
Sept. 3: (#1) Madison Bell Women’s Volleyball Rookie-of-the-Week
Sept. 3 (#1) Griffin Luczek Men’s Soccer Offensive Player-of-the-Week