NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Freshman Natalie Calkins has earned Northeast Conference (NEC) Rookie of the Week for the second time in two weeks after her performances against the University of New Hampshire and Canisius College.
In the game against UNH, the freshman attacker scored two of the team’s nine goals, then followed up that performance by producing a second half hat trick that pushed Merrimack to its first Division I victory over Canisius. She also had one assist in the victory on Sunday afternoon.
Calkins is off to the quite the start in her Warriors’ career. The Hopkinton, Mass native has nine points off of eight goals and one assist in her first three games. She also ranks first on the team in shots (16) and shots on goal (11).