Coffin, Davino-Draper Honored by Womensfieldhockey.com
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland 11/21/11 – The honors just keep on rolling in for the Keene State College field hockey team. Senior Elizabeth Coffin (Sugar Hill, N.H.) and freshman Caitlin Davino-Draper (Hanover, Mass.) were named to the womensfieldhockey.com All-America and All-Rookie teams respectively.
“I am really excited for these two, it is well deserved,” said KSC head coach Amy Watson. “Coffin worked very hard the last two years and is amongst some amazing players where she belongs and Davino-Draper had a breakout season as a freshman, and we look forward to a long and promising career in between the pipes from her.”
The senior from Sugar Hill, N.H. is also making her first appearance as a Third-Team All-American. Coffin ranked amongst the national leaders in goals per game (19th, 1.05) and points per game (19th, 2.52). She led the conference circuit in game-winning goals (8), goals (22), and points (53), while sharing the lead in assists (9). Coffin scored at least one marker in 15 of the 21 starts this season, including the national tournament with an eight-match scoring streak. She recorded a season-best eight points on four goals in the Little East Field Hockey Tournament quarterfinals against Southern Maine. Coffin delivered the decisive strike in the semifinal and championship rounds of the conference tournament to help Keene State capture the Little East Field Hockey Championship and earn a berth in the NCAA Tournament field. She was selected as the conference's top offensive weekly performer twice on the campaign.
The freshman goalkeeper from Hanover, Mass. earned a spot on the All-Rookie squad. Davino-Draper ranked amongst the Division III leaders in winning percentage (15th, .826) and goals against average (16th, 1.06). She led the conference in goals against average (1.06) and shutouts (9), while ranking seventh in save percentage (.774). A starter in 22 of her 23 appearances, Davino-Draper backstopped the Owls to an individual record of 18-4. She held to opponent to one or fewer markers in 18 matches, including a season-high 210-minute, 49-second scoreless streak between Sept. 15 to Sept 21. The rookie netminder posted a season-best 10 saves against Williams College on Sept. 13. Davino-Draper was honored as the Little East Defensive Player of the Week once, while earning the Rookie of the Week three times.
As a team, the Owls broke the program record for wins in a season (20) and earned their first ever victory in the NCAA Tournament with a 2-0 win over Endicott College.