N. Dartmouth, MA --- Junior Julie O'Rourke (Worcester,
MA/St. Peter-Marian) has been tabbed Little East Conference Field
Hockey Offensive Player of the Week for collecting 10 points in a
2-0 week for Worcester State.
O'Rourke notched a hat-trick to go along with two assists in an
8-0 triumph over Becker before she tapped in the lone goal in a 1-0
league triumph over Salem State.
Through her first nine games of the season O'Rourke has been a
force for the Lancers as she tops the LEC in points (20), shares
the lead in assists (6) while tying for second in goals (7). The
Blue and Gold as a team currently have the second highest scoring
offense in the conference with 2.67 goals per contest.
O'Rourke has also moved up the ladder on the all-time scoring
list going from 24th to 12th as she has 59 points in 46 games (20
goals – 19 assists). O'Rourke is only three away from
tying Sarah Cozzens (2008-11) for tenth.
Worcester State has two key LEC games in the next week starting
with UMass Dartmouth tomorrow at 7 PM before hosting Bridgewater
State on Saturday at 11 AM.