Worcester State's O'Rourke Named Little East Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Week

Worcester State's O'Rourke Named Little East Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Week

Little East Field Hockey Weekly Report

Courtesy of Worcester State Sports Information

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.