Worcester, Mass. – Freshman field hockey forward Lauren Mackey (Dublin, N.H.) has been named the first Cougar of the Week for the 2013-14 season it was announced on Monday.
Mackey picks up the award after a sensational performance in Clark's lone contest of the week. On Tuesday evening, Mackey scored the game-winning goal with less than ten minutes remaining in regulation to lift the host Cougars to a thrilling 2-1 win over Worcester-area rival Nichols College.
The goal for Mackey was her team-leading fifth of the season in just three career collegiate contests.
Mackey and the rest of her Clark teammates embark on a busy week, as they will play three games in the next five days beginning with a road contest at UMass-Dartmouth on Tuesday and a home matchup with Elms College on Thursday. The Cougars wrap up the week with their NEWMAC opener against Babson in Dedham, Mass. on Saturday.