Harvard University's Laurel McCarthy Named February 7 Southern Division Defensive Player of the Week

Laurel McCarthy
Laurel McCarthy

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- Harvard University goalie Laurel McCarthy (Jr., Riverforest, Ill./Fenwick) posted 21 saves, including 19 in a victory over Iona College, to earn the February 7 Women's Varsity Southern Division Defensive Player of the Week award.

Facing the Gaels of Iona College of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), she netted 19 saves as the Crimson rolled to a 17-7 victory in Harvard's first varsity game of the season following a 23-2 victory over the Boston College women's collegiate club team.

She chipped in two saves during limited minutes of a 20-5 victory over MAAC member Villanova University to wrap-up a 3-0 opening weekend for Harvard.

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