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Parnell named CSAC defensive player of the week

Parnell named CSAC defensive player of the week

ROSEMONT, Pa. – Alisha Parnell was selected as the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) field hockey defensive of the week after a solid debut in goal for the Lions.

Normally a defender for Bryn Athyn, Parnell was called in emergency goalkeeping duties for the Lions' non-conference match against Southern Virginia on September 28. Parnell made two saves in her first game as a collegiate goalie as earned the victory as the Lions knocked off the Knights, 2-1.

Parnell is the fourth Lion to be recognized as a conference's weekly award winner, third to be a defensive player of the week.

Bryn Athyn (1-5) begins CSAC play when the Lions travel to take on Lancaster Bible College on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 4 p.m.