Photo by Erik Andrews '09

Pruzansky leads the Jeffs with 12 points on three goals and six assists.

Amherst's Pruzansky Named NESCAC Women's Soccer Player of the Week

October 24, 2005

AMHERST, MA - Amherst College junior midfielder Lesley Pruzansky (Saratoga, CA/Menlo School) was named the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Women's Soccer Player of the Week on Monday after tallying a goal and three assists in a trio of conference wins for the Jeffs.

Pruzansky assisted on the game-winning goal in a 3-0 victory at Connecticut College on Wednesday, followed with the opening score in Saturday's 4-1 win over Wesleyan University, and capped the week with a pair of assists in a 2-1 comeback win over visiting Middlebury College. In the midst of a breakout season, she currently leads the Jeffs with 12 points on three goals and a team-best six assists.

Amherst is 7-3-2 overall and is tied for second place in the conference standings at 5-2-1. The Jeffs wrap up their regular-season slate on Saturday at 11 a.m. at NESCAC and Little Three archrival Williams College.