UMW's Charney, Owens Gain CAC Player of the Week Honors

YORK, Pa. -- The Capital Athletic Conference announced its Sept. 10, 2012, weekly award winners:

FIELD HOCKEY
        Mary Washington senior midfielder LISA CHARNEY (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) was selected as the CAC Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Week while Salisbury senior back AMBER HOLLAND (Pocomoke, Md./Pocomoke) was selected as the CAC Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week for Sept. 10, 2012.
        Charney is the CAC Offensive Player of the Week after contributing six goals and an assist in four UMW wins, helping the Eagles to a 5-0 start for the season.  Highlights included a hat trick against Roanoke, followed by two first-half goals and an assist on the game-winning score in the final two minutes of a 3-2 victory over 7th-ranked Lynchburg.  Charney leads the CAC in goals (seven) and points (15).
        Holland was picked for the CAC Defensive Player of the Week after recording two defensive saves in the opening 35 minutes against 17th-ranked Christopher Newport.  She then assisted on the game-winning goal late in the game against the Captains.

WOMEN’S SOCCER
        Frostburg State junior forward ADRIA GRAHAM (Grantsville, Md./Northern Garrett) was named the CAC Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week while Mary Washington sophomore goalie CHARLOTTE OWENS (Fairfax, Va./Robinson) was selected as the CAC Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for Sept. 10, 2012.
        Graham was selected as the CAC Offensive Player of the Week after scoring five goals and adding two assists in three FSU wins. Graham, the 2011 CAC Women’s Soccer Player of the Year, had two goals in a mid-week win at Washington & Jefferson, then added her second hat trick of the season in a 4-1 decision over Penn State Behrend.  She added a helper in Sunday’s 2-1 win against Wittenberg as the Bobcats won the Carnegie Mellon Tournament crown.
         Owens picked up the CAC Defensive Player of the Week award after registering consecutive shutouts over the weekend against Catholic and Guilford to win the Eagles Classic.  In over 160 minutes, Owens recorded 11 saves, including two point-blank range attempts in Saturday’s first-round game vs. CUA.