Newblom Named MIAA Defensive Player of the Week

Heather Newblom
Heather Newblom

ROYAL OAK, Mich.  – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Adrian midfielder Heather Newblom its Defensive Player of the Week in women's lacrosse for matches played through April 27.

 

Defensive Player of the Week

Newblom, a senior from Holland, Ohio (Toledo St. Ursula Academy), had five ground balls, five draw controls and two caused turnovers to lead the Adrian defense as the Bulldogs clinched the first MIAA women's lacrosse championship with a 20-5 win over Albion Saturday. She also had a goal in the contest. Newblom is being honored as Player of the Week for the first time this season.