WESTWOOD, Mass.—Babson College field hockey senior Jacki Merrigan (Canton, Mass.) was tabbed as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Offensive Player of the Week on Tuesday afternoon.
Merrigan finished with three goals for six points as the Beavers opened the 2017 campaign with victories over Worcester State and 11th-ranked Skidmore. She scored twice in the first half of Friday's 7-0 win over the Lancers on Friday, and struck for the only goal of the match in the 46th minute as the Beavers edged the Thoroughbreds, 1-0, on Saturday.
No. 5 Babson (2-0) returns to action on Thursday when it hosts Connecticut College at 7 p.m.