Crerend Lands NESCAC Player of the Week Honors

Crerend Lands NESCAC Player of the Week Honors


HADLEY, Mass. – Amherst College women's lacrosse senior attacker Julia Crerend has been named the NESCAC Player of the Week, as announced by the league office Monday.

Headlining the Mammoths' offense , the New Canaan, Conn. native recorded two goals, including the go-ahead score with 6:10 to play, and caused three turnovers in a big 10-9 win over Trinity to close out the regular season before tallying three second half and a game-high four total goals in a key NESCAC Championship quarterfinal victory against Colby. Crerend finished Amherst's 2-0 week with six goals, four ground balls and four caused turnovers

With 49 goals on the year and 59 total points, Crerend currently ranks first on Amherst and fourth in the NESCAC in both categories.

Crerend and the rest of the Mammoths return to field this Saturday, May 5 when they battle Bowdoin in a NESCAC Semifinals matchup at Middlebury. Opening draw is set for 2:30 p.m.