Chmiel earns Goalie of the Week honors


POTSDAM, N.Y.—SUNY Potsdam women's lacrosse player Jen Chmiel (Rochester, N.Y./Eastridge) has been named the State University of New York Athletic Conference's Goalie of the Week for her strong play in the Bears two games last weekend.

Chmiel, Potsdam's senior captain, posted a 1-1 mark with a .611 save percentage in the Bears' first two games of the 2014 season. She stopped 10 shots in Potsdam's season-opening 10-8 win at Clarkson on Friday. On Saturday, she made 12 more saves on 18 shots as the Bears were edged 7-6 by Utica.

Chmiel last earned the honor on April 1, 2013 after victories over Southern Maine and Morrisville.

The Bears head to Morrisville on Wednesday to take on the Mustangs at 5:30 p.m.