Junior attack Caroline Salisbury earned the honor of Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week after recording a combined 10 points against No. 2 Syracuse on Tuesday, April 17 and Yale on Saturday, April 21.In the game against Syracuse, Salisbury recorded her first hat trick of the week, with three goals, one assist and a career-high five draws. The junior attack was the highest-scoring Cornell player against the Orange, despite the Red’s 16-9 loss.
Four days later, Salisbury brought her game to the next level, recording five goals and one assist against Ivy foe Yale. She picked up three ground balls for the day and tied her career-high draw controls, which she set just days before.This marks the first time that Salisbury has earned the honor of Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week, while it is the second for the Red this season. Senior Jessi Steinberg won on the same award on March 19, and senior Cacki Helmer, who was named to this week’s Ivy League Honor Roll, took home Defensive Player of the Week on March 12. Last week Salisbury was named the national player of the week by WomensLax.com.