Westwood, Mass. (September 11) – MIT freshman Amanda Garofalo (Fairfield, N.J.) was selected as the NEWMAC Field Hockey Offensive Athlete of the Week as announced by the league on Monday. In a 2-0 week for the Engineers, she tallied two goals and three assists for seven points.
Garofalo generated one goal and three assists, all in the second half, breaking open a 2-0 game en route to a 9-0 victory over Gordon College last Thursday. She then scored the game-winning goal 4:22 into the first overtime period to defeat nationally-ranked No. 17 University of New England, 3-2, on Saturday.
MIT (4-0, 0-0 NEWMAC) concludes its brief road trip on Tuesday, Sept. 12 with a visit to Endicott College which is scheduled for a 7:00 p.m. start.