Friday, November 3, 2017

Lock Haven University Field Hockey garners five All-Conference honors

In all, the LHU field hockey team received a total of five different All-Conference honors including a pair of A-10 Second Team selections in Tamia Roach and Kayla Brathwaite.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Junior Tamia Roach (Petit Valley, Trinidad and Tobago/St. Joseph’s Convent Port-of-Spain) and freshman Kayla Brathwaite (Arouca, Trinidad and Tobago/Bishop Anesty East) both earned a spot on the All-Conference Second Team which highlighted the Lock Haven University field hockey’s teams Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10) honors. In all, three LHU players took home five different awards.

Roach also earned All-Academic honors from the conference and Brathwaite was joined by fellow freshman Tia Judy (East Prospect, Pa./Homeschooled) on the All-Rookie Team.

Roach finished the season with eight goals and five assists. Her 21 points ranked No. 2 on the team and four of her eight goals were game-winning strikes. Roach played in all 18 games and was a vital reason by the team’s overall success.

Brathwaite proved to be a tremendous two-way player for the Bald Eagles from the start. The speedy midfielder was tremendous on both offense and defense. She started all 18 games and recorded one goal, five assists and a defensive save.

Judy helped anchor the Bald Eagles defensive unit that produced a team 1.30 goals-against-average and finished with four shutouts. She was also a tremendous part of LHU’s penalty corner unit. Judy’s team-high nine assists were tied for the third most in the A-10 at the end of the regular season.

Lock Haven finished the 2017 season at 10-8 overall and the Bald Eagles went 3-5 in A-10 action. The 2017 season marked LHU’s sixth straight winning season and The Haven’s 29thstraight season with 10 or more wins.

Full Atlantic 10 Conference release/team –
http://www.atlantic10.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=31600&ATCLID=211676356

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