Mercyhurst College's Rachel Griepsma Named April 18 Western Division Player of the Week

Rachel Griepsma
Rachel Griepsma

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- Mercyhurst College's Rachel Griepsma (Sr., Lindsay, Ontario/St. Thomas Aquinas) racked up 16 points on seven goals and nine assists at home in Carneval Athletic Pavilion versus Gannon University and Bucknell University to garner the April 18 Women's Varsity Western Division Player of the Week award.

She scored twice and dished out four assists in a 14-9 victory over cross-town rival Gannon on Friday night, before helping the Lakers make history against Bucknell.

Facing the Bison in her final home game, Griepsma netted five goals and handed out five assists to factor in 10 of her squad's 13 points in a 13-10 victory over Bucknell.  The win marked the first in Lakers' program history against the Bison as Mercyhurst improved to 1-3 all-time against Bucknell.

April 18 Women's Western Division Player of the Week Honor Roll: Nicole Redder (Indiana University), Kandis Canonica (Bucknell University)

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