Date Posted:12/09/2002,  8:00AM

O'Neil Earns NESCAC Player of the Week

BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College women's hockey team continued to roll last weekend, picking up back-to-back wins over NESCAC foes Hamilton and Amherst. The Polar Bears were recognized on Monday, as sophomore forward Marissa O'Neil (Manchester, N.H.) was tabbed as Player of the Week for the NESCAC.

O'Neil scored a goal and added an assist in Bowdoin's 7-2 win over Hamilton on Friday night. On Saturday, O'Neil posted two more goals and added an assists in the Polar Bears' 8-0 blanking of Amherst. O'Neil currently leads the squad with five goals and is tied for the team lead with 11 points this year.

Bowdoin (5-0-1) was ranked second in the latest national poll (Dec. 2) with the new national poll due out on Monday evening.