Koziol named NEAC Defensive Player of the Week

Koziol named NEAC Defensive Player of the Week

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Morrisville State College freshman goalkeeper, Meredith Koziol (Waterford, N.Y.) has been named the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office Tuesday, for the week ending October 24.

Koziol posted a 0.94 goals against average and a .867 save percentage while recording 13 saves and a shutout victory in 149 minutes of action between the pipes last week.

She tallied three saves to preserve a 1-0 victory over Wilson College Sunday, including two stops in the second half of action to force the overtime period and ultimately secure the shutout.

Earlier in the week she made 10 stop in the loss to Brockport on Friday, ranking her second overall in the NEAC in saves with 128 on the season.

The freshman is a graduate of Shenendehowa High. She is the daughter of Brigette Hamel and Phillip Koziol of Waterford.

Morrisville State College's curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.

The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2016 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2016 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.