Healy, Redding Win Offensive Player of the Year
Two University of Scranton athletes win Landmark Offensive Player of the Year, and award voted on by coaches around the conference.
Junior Niamh Healy takes home the Offensive Player of the Year in women’s soccer after an incredible regular season.
Healy appeared and started in 18 games for the Royals this season scoring 10 goals and adding on 3 assists for 23 total points on the year. Healy had 7 game winning goals for the Royals the season and ranks number four in the country in game winning goals this season.
Healy led the team in goals and scored multiple goals two times this season.
Junior Katie Redding won Offensive Player of the Year in field hockey after a record-breaking season.
Redding appeared and started all games for the Royals this season scoring 20 goals with 6 assists and recording 46 total points for the year. Redding recorded 6 multi-goal games including two hat tricks while tying the program assists in a game record this season.
Redding ranked ninth in the country in goals per game while leading the conference in scoring.
After an amazing season, Redding gives the credit to her teammates and coaches who helped her get to this point.
“It feels so rewarding, but truthfully none of it would have been achievable if I didn’t have the teammates that I have. Our stellar defensive and midfield line did such an amazing job and helped create so many opportunities for me to be successful. Having coach Colleen and Michelle guiding me in the right direction all the time made this possible,” Redding said.
Redding moves into number six in total career points.