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Field Hockey: Athletes of the Week

Carle Place's Taylor Ruscillo moves the ball against

Carle Place's Taylor Ruscillo moves the ball against Friends Academy in the Nassau Class C field hockey final. (Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke, 2011)

Erin Dougherty, Comsewogue
The senior scored a career-high four goals in a 5-1 win over Floyd last Wednesday, and had the winner in a 1-0 victory over Shoreham-Wading River on Tuesday.

Lauren DeSimone, Port Washington
She scored all of the Vikings' goals in 2-1 wins over Friends Academy and Baldwin.

Kasey Gilbride, Pierson/Bridgehampton
She scored four goals in a 5-0 win over Port Jefferson on Wednesday. Her 20 goals broke a school record of 16, set in 2008.

Julia Palermo, Locust Valley
She had two assists in a 3-0 win over Floral Park; scored with 55 seconds left in overtime to lift the Falcons over Seaford, 2-1; had a goal and two assists in a 4-0 win over Great Neck North.

Jacqueline Ulrich, Bay Shore
She scored the winner with 3:07 left in a 2-1 victory over East Islip, and the senior recorded her first career hat trick in a 5-2 win over Connetquot.

Taylor Ruscillo, Carle Place (pictured)
She scored three goals in a 7-0 win over Sewanhaka on Tuesday.

Elizabeth Fagan, Comsewogue
Made one of her 18 saves on a penalty shot with nine minutes remaining in a 1-0 win over Shoreham-Wading River on Tuesday.

Ana Bisciello, New Hyde Park
The senior recorded her first hat trick in a 5-0 win over Great Neck South on Tuesday.

Corinne Kimmelman, Riverhead
She made 10 saves, including three in penalty strokes, as the Blue Wave beat Shoreham-Wading River, 2-1.