October 4, 2007

Rookie of the Week

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The field hockey team is off to a blistering 6-2 (3-1 Ivy) start to the 2007 season, thanks in large part to the contributions from young players such as freshman Catie De Stio.
De Stio earned Ivy League Rookie of the Week honors after she led Cornell to a thrilling 4-3 win over Ivy rival Princeton last Saturday, a game which snapped a 16-game winless streak against the Tigers.
De Stio was instrumental in three of the Red’s four goals on the afternoon. She made a move that set up junior Mandy Malzberg’s game-tying goal, she assisted on the Red’s third goal and completed a stellar game by taking a shot which resulted in a Princeton infraction near the end of the game. The penalty then led to Cornell’s game-winning goal off the ensuing penalty corner.
De Stio is the second Red player to earn the distinction so far this season, as Katie Bradshaw was honored wth Rookie of the Week on Sept. 5.