STANDISH, Maine – The Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) weekly honors have been announced and Saint Joseph's College senior midfielder Jackie Wilson (Tiverton, R.I.) has been named as the GNAC Player of the Week.
Wilson registered eight goals, three assists, eight ground balls, 10 draw controls, and five caused turnovers in a pair of conference victories on the road last week. The senior captain scored four goals with two assists and four caused turnovers versus Mount Ida - previously unbeaten in GNAC play - on Wednesday and added four goals and an assist in a 13-10 triumph over Simmons on Saturday.
Through nine games this spring, Wilson has recorded 21 goals, 10 assists, 42 ground balls, 43 draw controls, and 20 caused turnovers. She currently ranks fourth in the GNAC in ground balls, fifth in draw controls, and sixth in caused turnovers.
For Wilson, a 2016 Second Team All-Conference selection, the weekly conference honor is a career first.
Saint Joseph's (7-2, 4-0 GNAC) will host Lasell College in a conference clash Wednesday evening at Deering Memorial Stadium. Face-off is slated for 8:00 PM.
Saint Joseph's College is Maine's only Catholic liberal arts college, providing a supportive, personalized and career-focused education for more than 100 years. From its 474-acre campus on the shores of Sebago Lake, the College offers more than 40 undergraduate programs to a population of approximately 1,000 students. Saint Joseph's College Online provides certificates, undergraduate and advanced degrees for working adults through an online learning program. For more, visit www.sjcme.edu.