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Applause: Field Hockey Players of the Week

North Shore goalkeeper Frankie Conklin

(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Frankie Conklin, North Shore: The goalie was stellar, even in a 2-0 loss to Garden City. Conklin made 24 saves to keep the Vikings in the game against a Trojans offense that entered having outscored its last seven opponents 42-0. Conklin has made 42 saves with a .901 save percentage in North Shore’s last three games.

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Applause! Field Hockey Players of the Week

Ward Melville's Kelsey Catalano.

(Credit: George A. Faella)

I'm going with "Applause" as the title for these, at least for now. And, yes, it's a sutble reference to the song. But it works for this... I think. As always, hit me @StephenHaynes4 or via e-mail with any suggestions, nominations or random whatevers. And a sound salute to this week's POTWs.

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Field hockey players of the week

Bay Shore's Allie Dolder.

(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

First one up this season, and I haven't thought of a snappy title for these yet (like "Kick-Starters" for soccer). Promise, I'll have a good one for next week's Players of the Week. But any suggestions or requests, feel free to e-mail them or tweet me @StephenHaynes4.

And here we go...

 

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