Boston, Mass. – For the second time in her standout four-year career, Clark University senior Janelle Pasternack (North Brookfield, Mass.) has been named New England Women's And Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) women's soccer offensive player of the week it was announced on Monday by the league office.
In the Cougars' lone game of the week, Pasternack provided an offensive punch in leading Clark to a 4-0 win over Elms, snapping a six-match losing streak. She recorded a pair of goals against the Blazers and now has a team-best four tallies on the season.
Her first goal came in the 36th minute, giving the Cougars a 1-0 advantage. Almost immediately after the second half started, Pasternack found the back of the net again, kickstarting a Clark offense that went on to score three second half goals.
A second-team all-conference performer, Pasternack now has three career multi-goal games.
Sitting at 3-7 overall and 0-2 in league play, Clark returns to the field on Tuesday for a crucial matchup with Mount Holyoke. Kickoff is slated for 6:00 p.m.