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Wood earns NEAC Player of the Week honors

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) office announced its weekly award winners, naming Morrisville State College sophomore attack, Shelby Wood (Duanesburg, N.Y.) the women’s lacrosse offensive co-athlete of the week.

Wood led Morrisville State to a 2-0 record on the week, picking up conference victories against College of St. Elizabeth and Penn State Abington, behind a 12 goal, six assist performance. Her 18 points were in addition to 12 draw controls, 11 ground balls and four caused turnovers. She tallied a high seven goals, four assists, seven ground balls, five draw controls, along with two caused turnovers in a 23-7 onslaught over Abington on Saturday.

Wood currently ranks second in the conference in assists (13) and points tallied (47).

The graduate of Holy Names Academy was the NEAC Rookie and ECAC Mid-Atlantic Rookie of the Year last season, aside from earning first team all-conference honors and Synapsesports.com all-Rookie team accolades.

She is a journalism and communication for online media major at Morrisville State College and is the daughter of Michelle and David Wood of Duanesburg.

Morrisville State College sets the world in motion for students. Curriculums are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology. Lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs, the college was named to the 2012 President’s Higher Community Service Honor Roll. Visit www.morrisville.edu to experience, Morrisville in motion