Kranich, a junior from State College, Pa., picks up her second ODAC defensive weekly award of the season after helping now second-ranked Washington and Lee limit then second-ranked (now #4) Tufts University to just five goals in a 16-5 triumph at the USA Lax facility in Sparks, Md. Kranich made a career-best 13 saves with a gawdy 72.2 save percentage. Four of the Jumbos' goals came on 14 free position tries with only one via run-of-play attack. Kranich, who faced 23 total shots with 18 on-cage, allowed just one goal in the second half, leading a Generals defense that held Tufts scoreless for a period of 27:33 of game time. W&L went from leading 5-4 to 15-5 between Tufts' final two goals. Kranich added two ground balls and a caused turnover to complete her line. For the season, owns a 55.9 save percentage and a 6.47 goals against average with 52 total saves. Washington and Lee, now 7-0 overall, has won five games over ranked teams including four against top-10 ranked opponents.
PORSHA DAVIS | AVERETT
Jr. | D | Riverdale, Ga.
- 4 caused turnovers with 5 ground balls in an 18-3 win over Eastern Mennonite
ZENNA CARSON | GUILFORD
Jr. | GK | Blacksburg, Va.
- 9 saves on a 75.0 save pct. in 60:00 in goal in a 15-3 win at N.C. Wesleyan
MEREDITH BORNHOLDT | LYNCHBURG
So. | D | Cincinnati, Ohio
- 3 caused turnovers with 8 ground balls in a 19-4 win over Illinois Wesleyan
YANESSA CABRERA | RANDOLPH
Sr. | D | Manassas, Va.
- 1 caused turnover with 5 ground balls and 1 assist in a 14-10 win over Warren Wilson
- 1 caused turnover with 5 ground balls plus a goal and an assist in a 17-11 loss to Lycoming
EMMA TAYLOR | RANDOLPH-MACON
Jr. | GK | Huntingtown, Md.
- 9 saves at a 50.0 save pct. in 60:00 in goal in an 18-9 win over Southern Virginia
- 9 saves at a 47.4 save pct. in 60:00 in goal in a 14-10 win at Meredith