Sophia Vilaca takes home MAC Commonwealth Defensive Player of the Week honors

Sophia Vilaca

ANNVILLE, Pa. - Hood College's Sophia Vilaca was named the Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth Defensive Player of the Week for her performance during a 2-0 week for the women's lacrosse team. 

Vilaca made her first career start against Delaware Valley on Saturday, making 13 saves on 27 shots and allowing just eight goals in an 18-8 win. The freshman began the week playing 13 minutes in an 18-10 win over Neumann, stopping four shots and allowing just two goals.  

She is the third Blazer to win the defensive player of the week award this season. 

Hood opens conference play at Alvernia on March 27. 

2019 Hood College Women's Lacrosse Honors

  • Feb. 25 - Danielle Holt - MAC Commonwealth Defensive Player of the Week
  • Mar. 04 - Nikki Lunn - MAC Commonwealth Defensive Player of the Week
  • Mar. 25 - Sophia Vilaca - MAC Commonwealth Defensive Player of the Week
Blazers improve to 2-0
February 25, 2019 Blazers improve to 2-0