PAWTUCKET, R.I. - Four different Keene State College student-athletes, and one team relay were recognized by the Little East Conference, when the league's weekly awards were announced today.
Sophomore outfielder Cassie Woods (Mystic, Conn.) was named Little East Conference Player of the Week following her impressive performances in the Owls' 4-4 week. Woods hit .652, finishing the week 15-23 with six doubles, one triple, eight RBIs. She also walked six times and picked up a stolen base. The sophomore played perfect defense on seven chances, and had an on-base percentage of .742 and slugged 1.000.
Women's Outdoor Track and Field
Sophomore Skyler Gauthier (Troy, N.H.) was named LEC Field Athlete of the Week after an impressive showing at the Silfen Invitational, finishing third in the heptathlon, totalling 4,067 points, which is good for 20th nationally. Her heptathlon performances included a fourth place finish in the 200 meter dash (27.53 meters), second in the 800 meters (2:36.47), fifth in the 100 hurdles (16.15), third in the high jump (1.52 meters), first place in the shot put (9.77 meters), third in the long jump (4.91 meters), and third in the javelin (25.73 meters).
Junior Lauren Perkowski (Plantsville, Conn.) was named LEC Track Athlete of the Week after her impressive display at the Silfen Invitational this past weekend. Perkowski finished second overall in the 10,000 meters in 37:13.57 which is currently 21st in all of D-III.
The women's 4x400 meter relay team consisting of Nicole De Almeida (Nashua, N.H.), Chloe Page (Swanzey, N.H.), Brittany Gravallese (Merrimack, N.H.) and Amanda Deppert (Tinmouth, Vt) were named LEC Relay of the Week. The team finished ninth overall with a time of 4:09.38.
Men's Outdoor Track and Field
Freshman Joey Fodor (Berlin, N.H.) was named LEC Rookie of the Week after his first place finish in the javelin at the Silfen Invitational. He finished with a throw of 57.55 meters, which currently ranks 21st nationally in all of Division III.