Little East Conference
Report #4 – Through Sept. 23, 2018

Men’s Cross Country


Rookie-of-the-Week
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.

Women’s Soccer


Defender-of-the-Week

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.

Offensive Player-of-the-Week
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