CHANDLER, Ariz. – Reigning ODAC Player of the Week, Shelbi Holloman was named the Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division lll Player of the Week. With the recognition, Holloman becomes the first player in the Roanoke Field Hockey program history to earn a player of the week award at the national level.
Holloman, a senior from Suffolk, Va., helped the Maroons get off to a 2-0 start with wins at Ferrum and against Washington College. Holloman scored twice in a 4-0 triumph over the Panthers, adding an assist on Roanoke's first goal of the season just 41-seconds into the contest. She followed that with another goal and two assists in a 4-2 victory over Washington. Holloman leads the ODAC thru the first weekend of competition with nine points.
The Maroons (2-0) return to action, Saturday Sept. 10 when they host Wesley College (0-1) at 11 a.m. at Kerr Stadium.
About Longstreth and the National Field Hockey Coaches Association
The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) is a non-profit organization serving field hockey coaches and supporters of the game from across the United States. The mission of the organization is to stimulate the professional development of coaching leadership within the sport of field hockey.
Barbara Longstreth initiated the passion for women's sports, and the importance of personal attention to female athletes of all ages that gave way to Longstreth Sporting Goods. We are committed to continuing this passion and attention today.