Three Wolves Earn NEAC Honors

L-R: Ericka Carlson (WVB), Jessica Pegg (WSOC), and Chris Millard (MSOC)
L-R: Ericka Carlson (WVB), Jessica Pegg (WSOC), and Chris Millard (MSOC)

LATHAM, N.Y. — After a big weekend of North Eastern Athletic Conference victories, three Wolves from the Women's Volleyball team, Women's Soccer team, and Men's Soccer team were all named Players of the Week by the conference on Monday.

Ericka Carlson was named NEAC Women's Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week, Jessica Pegg was named NEAC Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, and Chris Millard was named NEAC Men's Soccer Player of the Week.

Ericka Carlson was a defensive standout for the Wolves over the weekend as the Green and Gold won a pair of conference matches. She posted 22 digs in a four-set victory ver Penn St.-Berks and following that up with a 15 dig performance in a sweep of Penn College. Carlson leads the Wolves and ranks sixth in the conference with 3.86 digs per set. She ranks third in the NEAC with 172 digs in conference matches as well.

Goalkeeper Jessica Pegg continued her strong play for the Women's Soccer team. The sophomore made four saves, posting her seventh shutout of the season, as the Wolves defeated Penn St.-Abington 2-0 on Saturday. Pegg leads the conference with 12 wins this season and a 0.71 goals against average. Her .831 save percentage is second-best in the league.

The most excited game of the weekend came from men's soccer as the Wolves came from behind to defeat Penn St.-Abington. Keuka College trailed 2-0 on Saturday before Millard got the Wolves on the board in the 69th minute. He then added two more goals to complete the hat trick in less than nine minutes. Millard, a senior, was honored before the game as a part of the Senior Day ceremony. The captain jumped to the team-lead with six goals and 12 points on the season.

Keuka College enters the final week of regular season play in the North Eastern Athletic Conference. The Women's Volleyball team plays at SUNY Poly on Wednesday night. The soccer teams are on the road as well, opening the final weekend at Penn St.-Berks on Friday afternoon.