Christine Mace Named MAAC Player of the Week

FAIRFIELD, CT (September 16, 2013) - Sacred Heart sophomore Christine Mace (Norwalk, CT) was named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday.  Mace was a key part of the Pioneers' 4-3 overtime win over La Salle on Friday night.

Mace scored a pair of goals and assisted on another to help lead the Pioneers to a comeback 4-3 overtime win over La Salle Friday night.  Sacred Heart fell behind 2-0 early on before Mace helped set up SHU's first goal of the night in the opening minutes of the second half.  Mace set up her freshman teammate Danielle Gallagher right in front to cut the La Salle lead to 2-1 just 1:35 into the second half.  The Pioneers tied it at 2-2 but fell behind again in the 51st minute before Mace would provide the game-tying goal just under two minutes later.  Sitting on the left edge of the goal, Mace cleaned up an errant shot, putting it home for a 3-3 tie to force overtime.

The Pioneers are back at home on Friday night when they host the Fairfield Stags.