Maloney, Outlaw Selected for NEAC Women's Lacrosse Weekly Awards

Maloney, Outlaw Selected for NEAC Women's Lacrosse Weekly Awards

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Mackenzie Maloney and Thelma Outlaw as its Student-Athlete of the Week selections in women's lacrosse for the week ending April 15.

Mackenzie Maloney (Huntington, N.Y.) from Wells College is the NEAC Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week with 14 points in a pair of conference games last week. The junior midfielder factored in on four of five Wells College goals with three goals and an assist in a loss to Morrisville State on April 14. Maloney added eight goals and 10 points the next day in a 17-8 win over Cazenovia College. In two games, she also went 5-for-8 from a free position, picked up nine ground balls, had 10 draw controls and recorded five caused turnovers. 

Thelma Outlaw (Middletown, N.Y.) from Medaille College has been recognized as the NEAC Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week after anchoring the defense in a 2-0 week. The Mavericks’ rookie had her best game of the year with 13 ground balls and 11 caused turnovers in a 19-9 league win over Lancaster Bible. Outlaw finished the week with one goal, 16 ground balls, two draw controls and 13 caused turnovers.

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The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has fourteen NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Bryn Athyn College, Cazenovia College, College of St. Elizabeth, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pennsylvania State University – Abington, Pennsylvania State University – Berks, SUNY Cobleskill, SUNY Morrisville State College, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Wells College, and Wilson College.  Associate members are: Cedar Crest College (W Swimming), D’Youville College (M Volleyball), Hilbert College (M&W Lacrosse), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse, M Volleyball), Pennsylvania State University – Altoona (M Volleyball), and Rutgers University – Camden (M Golf). The NEAC has partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sports of field hockey and men’s tennis. For more information, please visit: www.neacsports.com.