Neill Tabbed Defensive Player of the Week

Neill Tabbed Defensive Player of the Week

WASHINGTON - With a pair of strong performances, Victoria Neill was named the Landmark Conference Defensive Player of the Week. In two games, Neill totaled 11 ground balls and eight caused turnovers to go with three draw controls.

She capped off Catholic's come from behind win over Mary Washington, who was receiving votes in the latest national poll, with the game-winning goal in the final minute of play. Down four goals with 9:33 left to play, the Cardinals scored six of the game's final seven goals to win 14-13.

In a battle with No. 15 Washington & Lee, the Voorhees, N.J., native scooped up a game-high seven ground balls and caused five turnovers in a narrow 12-9 loss.

Neill becomes the first Cardinal player to earn one of the two weekly conference laurels this season.