TOWSON, Md. — Goucher's Kat Carnevale (Portland, Ore./St. Mary's Academy), who collected eight ground balls and caused six turnovers in victories over two non-conference opponents, was named the Defensive Player of the Week in the Landmark Conference today for April 6-12.
The junior defender was credited with four ground balls and three caused turnovers in a 17-3 triumph over Notre Dame (Md.) on April 7. Three days later, she turned in another performance that included four ground balls and three caused turnovers, this time against Southwestern (Texas).
The Gophers downed the Pirates, 13-7.
Among Landmark Conference players, only teammate Stefi Perry (Houston, Texas/Klein) has more caused turnovers (29) this season than Carnevale, who is tied with Caroline DiBartolomeo from Catholic with 25.