Felician Nabs Two CACC Weekly Women's Soccer Awards

Felician Nabs Two CACC Weekly Women's Soccer Awards

RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician College junior Macki Groves (Millville, N.J./Millville) has been chosen as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Women's Soccer Player of the Week for the period ending Oct. 26, the CACC announced on Tuesday. The conference also named Felician freshman Katina Kozlowski (Milton, N.Y./Our Lady of Lourdes) as its Rookie of the Week.

Both players earned their respective awards for the second time this season.

Felician enjoyed a 3-0 week, outscoring opponents, 11-1. Groves tallied six of her team's goals, scoring four times in a 5-0 win over Bloomfield College on Oct. 21, and twice more in a 5-1 triumph at Lincoln (Pa.) University two days later.

Groves, a 5-foot-4 forward, is tied for the CACC lead with 13 goals and also owns one assist. She is a 2012 graduate of Millville High. She was also named Player of the Week on Sept. 8.

Kozlowski, a 5-foot-4 forward, scored the only goal of Felician's 1-0 road victory over Philadelphia University on Oct. 25. Philadelphia entered that contest in first place in the CACC. She added an assist at Lincoln.

Kozlowski has played in all 16 games for the Golden Falcons this season, starting 12. She has registered four goals and four assists. She is a 2014 graduate of Our Lady of Lourdes High of Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Kozlowski was also the CACC Rookie of the Week on Oct. 6.

More information is available at http://caccathletics.org/sports/wsoc/2014-15/releases/102814WSOCWeekly.     

Also on Tuesday, Felician senior defender Kristen Toropiw (Hopatcong, N.J./Hopatcong) was named to the CACC Weekly Honor Roll.

Felician is guided by seventh-year head coach Thomas Notte of Mount Arlington. Riding a five-game winning streak, Groves, Kozlowski, and the Golden Falcons (10-3-3, 7-2-2 CACC) conclude their regular season today, when they travel to Caldwell University for a 3 p.m. kick-off in Caldwell, N.J.


Felician College, the Franciscan College of New Jersey, is a liberal arts, coeducational Catholic college founded in 1942 and sponsored by the Felician Sisters. True to its mission, Felician College welcomes a diverse student population and embraces its educational needs. With campuses in Lodi and Rutherford, New Jersey, Felician College currently enrolls more than 2,100 students and offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate programs, in the classroom and online, in the arts and sciences, business and management sciences, health sciences and teacher education. Felician College also sponsors 13 varsity intercollegiate sports that compete at the NCAA Division II and National Collegiate levels.