WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University's junior forward, Michaila Parent (Westborough, Mass.) has been selected the Little East Conference (LEC) field hockey offensive player of the week, as announced by the league Monday (Sep. 25) afternoon.
This past week, Parent tallied five goals and five assists in a 3-0 week that included two LEC wins. She netted a heat-trick in the Lancers' shutout over Framingham State win an assist for seven points. She had three assists in the Lancers' non-conference win over Anna Maria and finished the week up with two goals, including the game winner, and an assist in the LEC shutout over Salem State.
"Michaila is off to a stellar start for us this season," mentioned head coach Alexa Carlson. "She is the catalyst to our offense and does an amazing job moving the ball down the field and eliminating defenders."
Parent currently leads the LEC in goals (9), assists (8) and points (26).
Carlson added, "She is incredibly fast and tenacious. Her effort is relentless and she has done a great job this season working on using both her speed and her stick skills to her advantage. She will do whatever it takes to put the ball in the back of the net."
The field hockey team is home twice this week, as they host LEC opponent, UMass Dartmouth tomorrow (Sep. 26) at 7 p.m. and entertain LEC foe Eastern Connecticut State University on Friday (Sep. 29) at 4 p.m.