Keating Named the CAC Defensive Player of the Week

Keating Named the CAC Defensive Player of the Week

YORK, PA - York College senior goalie Sam Keating has been named the Capital Athletic Conference Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon. 

Keating had a great week for the Spartans as York went 1-1.

In Wednesday's 3-1 win at Juniata, Keating was outstanding as she recorded eight saves and allowed just one goal late in the game to power the Spartans to victory. Keating was just over 2:13 away from picking up her second straight shutout.

In Saturday's game against Montclair, Keating recorded four saves in 80 minutes in notching the shutout as the Spartans lost in the shootout.

For the week, Keating allowed one goal in 140 minutes of action while she recorded 12 saves.

For the season, Keating has played 215 minutes in goal, allowed three goals and recorded 20 saves. She has an 0.84 goals against average and a .870 save percentage. Keating missed the first half of the season due to illness but has made an impact on the Spartans in her return. She is 2-1 in her three starts for York.