Date Posted:09/17/2001,  8:00AM

O'Neil Named NESCAC Player of the Week

BRUNSWICK, Maine - BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College first-year Marissa O'Neil (Manchester, N.H.) was named NESCAC Field Hockey Player of the Week today for her performance in two Polar Bear wins last weekend.

O'Neil scored both Bowdoin goals in a 2-1 comeback win over Williams on Saturday before scoring another goal in a 3-0 shutout over Wesleyan on Sunday. She now leads the team in scoring with four goals and one assist on the season. The Polar Bears are a perfect 4-0 on the season thus far, and are one of three undefeated teams tied for the NESCAC conference lead at 2-0. The Bears have a busy week, as the travel to Bates (0-1, 0-3) on Wednesday before returning home to face Middlebury (2-0, 2-1) on Saturday.