BOSTON - Caitlin Gillen (New Preston, Conn.), a freshman forward on the University of New Hampshire field hockey team, was honored as Rookie of the Week by the America East conference on Monday. Gillen received the same distinction Sept. 29.
Gillen recorded three points with a goal and assist as UNH went 2-0 last week. She scored the game-winning goal in the Wildcats' 4-0 victory at intrastate rival Dartmouth College when she gave the 'Cats a 1-0 lead in the seventh minute. She then registered an assist later in the game on the final goal of the contest.
Gillen leads all UNH rookies in goals (four), assists (two) and points (10). Overall, she ranks third on the team in goals and fourth in points.
New Hampshire (6-8 overall, 2-0 America East) returns to action Oct. 15 vs. the University of Massachusetts. Game time at UNH's Memorial Field is 7 p.m.