WASHINGTON, Pa. -- For the second time in the final three weeks of the regular season, Washington & Jefferson junior Amanda Steffey has earned Empire 8 Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Week honors.
Steffey, a Penn-Trafford graduate, led the Presidents to a return trip to the Empire 8 tournament with a pair of wins to run their overall winning streak to seven straight games.
On the week, she totaled nine points with three goals and three assists. Wednesday night against Oberlin, Steffey played a role in four of W&J's six goals, tallying a pair of goals and a pair of assists. In Saturday's E8 finale versus Houghton, Steffey established new career highs with 13 goals and 33 points as she registered a goal and an assist to punch W&J's ticket back to the E8 tournament.
Through 18 games, Steffey third in the conference at 33 points, while her 13 goals rank fourth.
As her junior season winds down, Steffey currently ranks third in program history with 34 career goals and is in fourth for points at 82, one behind Erin Barno for third place.
(photo courtesy of Washington & Jefferson College)