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RACHEL SOKOLOWSKI NAMED NEAC PLAYER-OF-THE-WEEK

Date Released: 10/26/2005

Sokolowski (Utica, NY) was selected as the NEAC Women’s Soccer Player-of-the-Week for strong defensive performance for the Purchase College Panthers. Sokolowski, a sophomore sweeper, led her team to a 2-0 week. Sokolowski has proven to be one of the most important pieces to the Purchase College success this season. She has led her team from the back helping her team to 15 wins, 13 shut-outs, and the last five wins were consecutive shut-outs as well. Though her responsibilities are defense, she had 1 goal and 1 assist this week and 3 goals and one assist for the season. She has helped her team keep opponents to 3.55 shots on goal per game. In the last two games this week, her opponents only had 3 shots on goal (1.5 shots on goal per game). The North Eastern Athletic Conference has twelve NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Baptist Bible College, Bard College, Cazenovia College, Chestnut Hill College, D’Youville College, Keuka College, Keystone College, Pennsylvania State University – Berks, Philadelphia Biblical University, Polytechnic University, Purchase College SUNY, and Villa Julie College.