KATONAH, N.Y. -- Katonah native and Somers High School graduate Beth Coppolecchia, who plays goalie for the women's soccer at Ithaca College, was named the Empire 8 Defensive Player of the Week.
Coppolecchia tied a career-high with seven saves in the Bombers' 1-0 shutout victory over No. 9 Misericordia.
The performance was her fourth shutout of the season. She currently leads the conference in goals-against-average (.314), save percentage (.919) and shutouts (4).
This marks Coppolecchia's third weekly honor of the season. She has not allowed a goal since Sept. 29.