BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Safeguarding champion American ended up atop the 2022 Patriot Organization Area Hockey Preseason Survey, while Eagles’ student goalkeeper Bryn Underbrush was called the preseason goalkeeper of the year when the Organization workplace introduced honors on Thursday.
Bucknell student onward Lily Neilson was called preseason offensive gamer of the year after leading the Patriot Organization in objectives as a newbie. Lafayette elderly protector Simone Hefting accumulated preseason protective gamer of the year honors after aiding the Leopards to the Organization title video game in 2021.
The Eagles obtained 69 factors and also 9 first-place ballots to gain the leading place in the preseason survey. Organization runner-up Lafayette ended up close behind with 65 factors and also 5 first-place ballots. Bucknell (44), Lehigh (42) and also Boston College (40) ended up third via 5th, specifically, while Colgate and also Holy Cross linked for 6th location with 17 factors each.
Ballot for the 11-member Preseason All-Patriot Organization Area Hockey Group, significant honors and also preseason survey was finished by Patriot Organization area hockey trainers and also sporting activities details supervisors, that cannot choose their group or student-athletes.
2022 Patriot Organization Area Hockey Preseason Offensive Gamer of the Year
Lily Neilson, Bucknell, So., Ahead, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia/The Armidale Institution
*Neilson led the Patriot Organization in objectives (15, consisting of 10 in Organization play, throughout her fresher project to gain First-Team All-Patriot Organization honors.
*She ended up nine in NCAA DI in objectives per video game (0.83) and also 16th in factors per video game (1.72), tops amongst all Patriot Organization student-athletes.
*The Australia local was a five-time Patriot Organization Novice of the Week and also single offending gamer of the week last period.
2022 Patriot Organization Area Hockey Preseason Defensive Gamer of the Year
Simone Hefting, Lafayette, Sr., Protection, Den Bosch, Netherlands/Stedelijk Gym Den Bosch
*Hefting, a 2021 First-Team All-Patriot Organization choice, completed with 9 factors on 2 objectives and also 5 helps while publishing 2 protective conserves, linked for 2nd location in the Organization.
*The Netherlands indigenous secured a Lafayette protection that restricted challengers to 9.9 shots per video game and also 1.35 goals-against per video game, the second-best mark in the Organization last period.
*Hefting is a four-time Patriot Organization Defensive Gamer of the Week and also two-time NFHCA Department I All-Mideast Area throughout her job.
2022 Patriot Organization Area Hockey Preseason Goalkeeper of the Year
Bryn Underbrush, American, Jr., Goalkeeper, Sinking Springtime, Pa./Wilson
*Underbrush was picked 2021 Patriot Organization Goalkeeper of the Year along with gaining first-team All-Organization honors after leading the League in goals-against standard (1.26) and also conserve portion (.794) while linking for the Organization lead in nothings (4).
*She was called the Patriot Organization Champion MVP, enabling one objective in 2 video games, to lead the Eagles to their 11th Organization title.
*The Sinking Springtime, Pa. indigenous obtained Junior varsity NFHCA DI All-Mideast Area. She was the Patriot Organization Novice of the Year adhering to the springtime 2021 period.
8 All-League Selections Emphasize Preseason Team
Hefting, Neilson and also Underbrush highlight a Preseason All-Patriot Organization team that includes 8 returning All-League choices from last period. The 3 preseason major-award victors and also Holy Cross elderly midfielder Sinead Walsh and also Lafayette student midfielder Lineke Spaans were first-team guest of honors in 2021. Boston College elderly midfielder Rachel Borzymowski and also student onward Payton Anderson, Lafayette elderly onward Molly McAndrew and also Lehigh elderly midfielder Sarah Bonthuis were second-team choices last period.
7 senior citizens were picked to the preseason team, consisting of, Bonthuis, Borzymowski, Hefting, McAndrew, Walsh, American elderly protector Charllene Boshoff and also Bucknell elderly onward Mackenzie Kile. Sophomores Anderson, Neilson and also Spaans and also jr Underbrush complete the group.
Lafayette’s Hefting and also McAndrew are the single multi-year All-League guest of honors to make the 2022 preseason group. McAndrew was a first-team choice in 2018 and also 2019 prior to making the junior varsity last period. Hefting was a first-team guest of honor in 2015 and also second-team choice adhering to the 2021 springtime period.
2022 Patriot Organization Area Hockey Preseason Survey
1. American (9 first-place ballots), 69 factors
2. Lafayette (5), 65
3. Bucknell, 44
4. Lehigh, 42
5. Boston College, 40
T6. Colgate, 17
T6. Holy Cross, 17
2022 Patriot Organization Area Hockey Preseason Major Honors
Offensive Gamer of the Year – Lily Neilson, Bucknell, So., F
Protective Gamer of the Year – Simone Hefting, Lafayette, Sr., D
Goalkeeper of the Year – Bryn Underbrush, American, Jr., GK
2022 Preseason All-Patriot Organization Area Hockey Group
Bryn Underbrush, American, Jr., GK
Charllene Boshoff, American, Sr., D
Rachel Borzymowski, Boston College, Sr., M
Payton Anderson, Boston College, So., F
Lily Neilson, Bucknell, So., F
Mackenzie Kile, Bucknell, Sr., F
Sinead Walsh, Holy Cross, Sr., M
Lineke Spaans, Lafayette, So., M
Simone Hefting, Lafayette, Sr., D
Molly McAndrew, Lafayette, Sr., F
Sarah Bonthuis, Lehigh, Sr., M
REGARDING THE PATRIOT ORGANIZATION
The Patriot Organization remains in its 4th years of scholastic and also sports accomplishment, consistently showing that student-athlete can stand out at both academics and also sports without giving up high criteria. The Patriot Organization’s sports success is attained while its participant establishments continue to be dedicated to its starting concept of confessing and also finishing student-athletes that are academically depictive of their course. Involvement in sports at Patriot Organization establishments is considered as a vital element of a versatile education and learning.