North Carolina's Kate Scholl Named ACC Field Hockey Player of the Week
Oct. 21, 2008
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Kate Scholl a senior from East Greenville, Pa., has been selected as the Atlantic Coast Conference Field Hockey Player of the Week. Scholl plays back and midfield for the fifth-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels and earns her first career player of the week honor.
Scholl scored her first goal since 2006 in the 67th minute of North Carolina's 3-0 win over No. 13 ranked Virginia. On Sunday, Scholl extended her scoring streak to two straight games with a 57th minutes game winning goal to lift the Tar Heels over No. 6 ranked James Madison. The clinching goal was her eighth career goal and second of the season. Scholl also assisted with the Tar Heel defensive effort that did not allow a goal over the weekend and has not allowed a goal in the last 208:24 of play.
The No. 5-ranked Tar Heels will visit No. 1 Maryland this weekend for the match that will decide the ACC regular-season title. Both teams are 3-1 in league play entering the penultimate weekend of the regular season. The match will begin on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Duke University will host the 2008 ACC Field Hockey Championships at Williams Field. The 2008 edition begins on Thursday, Nov. 5 and concludes on Sunday, Nov. 8. Tickets are still available and can be purchased at the Duke Athletics Ticket Office. Single session tickets are $5 while complete championship packages are $10. Discounts are available for students, children and seniors.
If you can't make it to the ACC Championships, first and second round coverage will be available on ACC Select. For more information, please visit www.ACCSelect.com.