Photos courtesy of Penn Athletic Communications and Yale Sports Publicity
PRINCETON, N.J. – Penn junior midfielder Alex Condon and Yale senior attack Hope Hanley share Offensive Player of the Week, while the Quakers’ senior goalie Britt Brown is named Defensive Player of the Week.
• The Ancient Eight went 9-3 last week to improve its overall non-conference record to 15-5 (.750).
• Five teams are listed in the national rankings, including three in the top-20. Penn, Princeton and Cornell are among the top-20 in both polls, while Dartmouth and Harvard are receiving votes in the Inside Lacrosse ranking.
• Last week saw Penn defeat No. 17/18 Johns Hopkins, 10-7, and Princeton defeat ACC foe Virginia, 17-10. Cornell fell in a hard-fought contest to No. 6/6 Penn State, 9-8.
• The upcoming week features the start of #IvyLax play, highlighted by a rematch of last year’s Ivy League Tournament Championship game between Cornell and Princeton.
• All four Ivy games will be broadcast live on The Ivy League Digital Network (ILDN), now available via the ILDN app on Apple TV and Roku.
Tuesday, February 28
Yale at Marist, 5 pm
Wednesday, March 1
Dartmouth at Boston U., 3 pm [PLN]
Penn at Rutgers, 5 pm [BTN2GO]
Loyola (Md.) at Princeton, 6 pm [ILDN]
Saturday, March 4
*Brown at Princeton,1 pm [ILDN]
*Yale at Harvard, 1 pm [ILDN]
*Cornell at Penn, 1 pm [ILDN]
Sunday, March 5
*Dartmouth at Columbia, 1 pm [ILDN]
ILDN-Broadcast live on The Ivy League Digital Network
BTN2GO-Broadcast live on Big Ten Network Plus
PLN-Broadcast live on Patriot League Network
CO-OFFENSIVE PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Penn junior midfielder Alex Condon (Dunn Loring, Va.) scored eight goals to lead the 10th-ranked Quakers to a 10-7 win over No. 18 Johns Hopkins. She finished one goal shy from tying the Ivy League’s all-time single-game goal record. She also recorded two ground balls and two caused turnovers.
Condon receives her third career Offensive Player of the Week honor, as she was a two-time recipient last season.
Condon's Statistics for the Week
8G, 8 Pts., 2 GB, 2 CT, 88.9 Shot % at No. 18 Johns Hopkins
Yale senior attack Hope Hanley (Dover, Mass.) had a monster week, finishing with 19 points on nine goals and 10 assists in two games, both wins for the Bulldogs. She tallied 10 points (4g, 6a) against Quinnipiac, second-most by a Yale player in program history, and then totaled nine points (5g, 4a) against Robert Morris.
Hanley earns her first career Ivy League weekly award.
Hanley's Statistics for the Week
4G, 6A, 10 Pts., 1 GB, 100.0 Shot % vs. Quinnipiac
5G, 4A, 9 Pts., 2 GB, 1 CT, 83.3 Shot % vs. Robert Morris
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Penn senior goalie Britt Brown (Bronx, N.Y.) came up big in the Quakers’ 10-7 win over No. 18 Johns Hopkins, setting a personal-best with 16 saves. The Blue Jays entered the game averaging 14.0 goals per game, but Brown held them without a goal for the final 22:09 of the contest. She recorded a save percentage of .696 as Penn handed Johns Hopkins its first loss of the season.
Brown receives her first career Ivy League weekly award.
Brown's Statistics for the Week
1 GP-1 GS, 60:00 Mins., 7 GA, 7.00 GAA, 16 Svs., 69.6 Sv. %, 1-0 at No. 18 Johns Hopkins
Meredith Brown, Harvard (Jr., GK – Annapolis, Md.)
1 GP-1 GS, 66:00 Mins., 13 GA, 11.82 GAA, 11 Svs., 45.8 Sv. %, 0-1 at BC
Cait Callahan, Cornell (Jr., D – Wilton, Conn.)
6 GB, 4 CT at No. 6 Penn State
Ellie DeGarmo, Princeton (Sr., GK – Baltimore)
1 GP-1 GS, 60:00 Mins., 10 GA, 10.00 GAA, 13 Svs., 56.5 Sv. %, 1-0 at Virginia
Cara DePippo, Dartmouth (Jr., A – Manhasset, N.Y.)
4G, 2A, 6 Pts., 2 GB, 3 CT, 57.1 Shot % at New Hampshire
4G, 1A, 5 Pts., 3 GB, 3 CT, 100.0 Shot % vs. Binghamton
Olivia Hompe, Princeton (Sr., A – New Canaan, Conn.)
6G, 1A, 7 Pts., 1 GB, 2 DC, 1 CT, 75.0 Shot % at Virginia
Victoria Kalamaras, Columbia (Jr., M – Mountain Lakes, N.J.)
2G, 3A, 5 Pts., 2 GB, 1 CT, 66.7 Shot % vs. Fairfield
1G, 1A, 2 Pts., 1 GB, 1 CT, 50.0 Shot % at Canisius
Carolyn Paletta, Brown (So., M – Greenwich, Conn.)
3G, 1A, 4 Pts., 1 GB, 4 DC, 33.3 Shot % vs. No. 20 Louisville
Keeley MacAfee, Harvard (So., M – Needham, Mass.)
4G, 4 Pts., 1 GB, 1 CT, 50.0 Shot % at BC
Sydney Marks, Yale (Jr., GK – Chappaqua, N.Y.)
1 GP-1 GS, 30:00 Mins., 2 GA, 4.00 GAA, 3 Svs., 60.0 Sv. %, 1-0 vs. Quinnipiac
1 GP-1 GS, 60:00 Mins., 4 GA, 4.00 GAA, 8 Svs., 66.7 Sv. %, 1-0 vs. Robert Morris
Taylor Quinn, Columbia (Sr., M – Radnor, Pa.)
3G, 3 pts., 1 FPG, 4 GB, 2 DC, 3 CT, 60.0 Shot % vs. Fairfield
2G, 2 Pts., 5 GB, 2 DC, 1 CT, 66.7 Shot % at Canisius
Taylor Reed, Cornell (Jr., M – Honeyoe Falls, N.Y.)
2A, 2 Pts., 4 DC, 2 CT vs. No. 6 Penn State
Sara Ruzzi, Columbia (Sr., M – Arnold, Md.)
2G, 1A, 3 Pts., 1 GB, 40.0 Shot % vs. Fairfield
4G, 4 Pts., 1 FPG, 100.0 Shot % at Canisius
Regan Steed, Columbia (Fr., M – Fairfield, Conn.)
3 GB, 1 DC, 2 CT vs. Fairfield
1A, 1 Pt., 2 GB, 4 DC, 1 CT at Canisius
Kiera Vrindten, Dartmouth (Fr., GK – Summit, N.J.)
1 GP-1 GS, 60:00 Mins., 8 GA, 8.00 GAA, 9 Svs., 52.9 Sv. %, 1-0 at New Hampshire
1 GP-1 GS, 60:00 Mins., 11 GA, 11.00 GAA, 19 Svs., 63.3 Sv. %, 1-0 vs. Binghamton