Foley and Genovese Named to All-Rookie Squad by



Skyhawk freshmen honored with spot on national team

EASTON, Mass. (November 21, 2011) – Stonehill College freshmen Jennifer Foley (Holden, Mass./Notre Dame Academy) and Elizabeth Genovese (Street, Md./North Harford) have earned All-Rookie team honors from It marks the second-straight year two first year players for head coach Shelly Morris have been selected to the national Division II squad.

Foley earns the national recognition after earning Rookie of the Year honors in the Northeast-10 Conference, marking the second-straight year and fourth time overall a Stonehill freshman has earned the award. She also collected All-Northeast-10 second team and All-Rookie team honors after posting nine goals and four assists for 22 points in her first collegiate season. She netted a team-best four game winning goals (4th NE-10).

In ten NE-10 matches, Foley registered five goals (two game winners) and an assist for 11 points. She was named the NE-10 Rookie of the Week three times this fall, collecting national Rookie of the Week accolades from once. Foley was also the lone freshman to earn All-NE-10 honors this season.

Genovese started 12 of the 15 games she played in goal for Stonehill during her first collegiate season. She played 900:03 in the Skyhawks cage and posted a 2.26 goals against average and .685 save percentage, while averaging 4.2 saves with one shutout. Genovese was named the NE-10 Goaltender of the Week once and ranked sixth in the Conference with six wins (6-6) and seventh for goals against average.

Genovese started all nine games played in NE-10 play this fall, posting a 2.50 GAA and .661 save percentage while averaging 4.6 saves with one shutout in 588:56. She posted her first career shutout with a five save performance against Assumption College on October 8.

Stonehill finished its season with a 10-10 record overall, including a 4-6 mark in Northeast-10 play. The Skyhawks reached the NE-10 Tournament for the 14th season, advancing to the semifinal round for the fourth straight year.

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