CCC Women's Soccer Athletes of the Week #2

CCC Women's Soccer Athletes of the Week #2

Offensive Player of the Week

Jess Poratti, Wentworth (Sr., M)

Senior midfielder Jess Poratti (Essex Junction, Vt.) played a major role in Wentworth's victory against Western Connecticut this week. She scored both the equalizer and the game-winner in the overtime contest. Poratti scored her first goal in the 15th minute to draw the score even at 1-1 following Colonials' early tally. She then put away the game winner in overtime in the 96th minute.

Offensive Player of the Week Winners:

Week #1 - Katie Beaudoin, University of New England
Week #2 - Jess Poratti, Wentworth


Defensive Player of the Week

Olivia Marcantonio, Nichols (So., GK)

Nichols sophomore Olivia Marcantonio (North Smithfield, R.I.)  earned two wins in goal this week for the Bison. Both wins were shutouts as she made an impressive 13 saves in 2-0 win against Elms on Wednesday (Sept. 4) before stopping four shots against Smith in a 1-0 result. She already has three clean sheets on the young season.

Defensive Player of the Week Winners:

Week #1 - Alex Lemekha, Western New England 
Week #2 - Olivia Marcantonio, Nichols

Rookie of the Week

Jenna Park, Salve Regina (Fr., GK)

Freshman goalkeeper Jenna Park (Barrington, R.I.) had to make a ton of stops this week as Salve Regina went 1-1 in non-league play. She opened the week playing 84 minutes against Worcester State. Park made 16 saves in the contest and surrendered only a single goal as the Seahawks earned a 5-4 win. She made nine saves in a contest against Rhode Island College later in the week, which her team dropped 3-1. For the week she posted a 2.07 goals-against average and an .862 save percentage.

Rookie of the Week Winners:

Week #1 - Lindsey Papa, Endicott
Week #2 - Jenna Park, Salve Regina



The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC), founded in 1984, is an NCAA Division III athletic conference comprised of nine full member and one associate member institutions throughout the New England region. Its membership aims to provide student-athletes with a positive experience in their pursuit of excellence through high academic standards, quality competition, and a meaningful student life. The conference administers championships in 18 intercollegiate sports. In 2020, the conference will expand to 10 full members with the addition of Suffolk University.


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