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Rafalski works overtime for Player of Week honors


Amy Rafalski (Bel Air) had a banner week in field hockey for Bridgewater.

The sophomore defender was named Old Dominion Athletic Conference Player of the Week after collecting three goals and an assist as Bridgewater won three of its four games. The team leader in points with seven, Rafalski knocked in two overtime game-winners, the first against Randolph-Macon and the other against Denison.

* Dickinson's Julie Martin (Garrison Forest) was named to the Springfield College Invitational all-tournament team after recording a goal and an assist in the win over Southern Maine. After five games, she's the team's scoring leader with five points.

Freshman Meghan Kwasniak (John Carroll) scored her first collegiate goal in the Southern Maine victory.

* Freshman Melissa Ballance (Severna Park) picked up an assist in Mary Washington's shutout of Washington College. . . . Sophomore Denise Krohn (Cumberland Valley), whose parents recently moved from Mechanicsburg, Pa., to Forest Hill, is starting for Millersville at midfield.


Redshirt freshman Ron Green (Severna Park) is competing with Billy Beron for a starting defensive tackle job at Tennessee. Says tackles coach Dan Brooks: "Ron's getting better every day. You can see it."

* Junior wide receiver and return specialist Kelvin Stevens (Hammond) has scored all four of 0-2 Shepherd's touchdowns. He leads the team with 10 receptions for 181 yards and in kickoff returns with eight for 187. In the opening loss to Shippensburg, he had career highs of eight catches, 135 yards and three touch downs.

* Sophomore Chris Cortina (Cardinal Gibbons), Ohio Wesleyan's No. 2 fullback, had 38 yards in 13 carries in the win over Wooster.


Villanova sophomore Marisa Davidson (Glenelg) made the Maryland Invitational all-tournament team on the strength of her play in wins over William and Mary and Connecticut and the loss to Maryland.

Said coach Ron Twomey: "There were times when Marisa totally dominated play at the net."


Elizabethtown junior goalkeeper Krista Doyle (North Harford) returns to the team after sitting out last season. "It's a big boost to get Krista back," said coach Barry Dohner. "She should step in and help right away."

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