Dulniak had a sparkling debut for the women's lacrosse team this past week, helping them earn their first win. Dulniak recorded her first career win in her first career game on Tuesday against Hilbert. Dulniak made 12 saves and allowed just three goals in her team debut, following up with another 12 saves against Keuka on Saturday. In the AMCC, Dulniak is currently second in goals against average (9.00), save percentage (57.1%), saves (24), and third in goals against (18).
Golding helped lead the Spartans to the program's first win this past week. On Tuesday against Hilbert, Golding led the team with four goals and four assists for eight points in the team's 13-3 win over the Hawks. She added three ground balls, four draw controls, and 10 shots in the team's first win in program history. Golding then added an assist against Keuka on Saturday. Golding currently leads the team in assists (5) and points (9) and is tied for first in goals (4). She is third in the AMCC in assists and fourth in points.
Bain recorded 30 saves on a .667 save percentage over two games, recording a .750 save percentage in a 16-5 win over Thiel College. Bain broke the FUS all time career save record in their last game vs Washington and Jefferson.
Espe had a monster week for the Mavs as they kicked off their 2018 season. She had back-to-back hat tricks, earning seven goals in total. In addition, she dished out seven assists, giving her 14 total points in just two games played. She also led the team with 10 draw controls, caused five turnovers and scooped up four ground balls.
Franciscan University junior goalie Brittany Bain earned her first weekly award of the season as she was named the Independent Women's Lacrosse Schools (IWLS) Defensive Player of the Week, Wednesday afternoon.
Running, much like coaching, requires a great deal of preparation, dedication, and attention to detail. It takes a unique and skilled person to do one – let alone both. For D’Youville College head women's lacrosse coach Kate Mayhook, both are tasks she takes in stride.