NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Philadelphia University sophomore defender Katie Gallivan (Kennett Square, Pa./Kennett) was selected as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference defensive player of the week Monday.
In Philadelphia's season opening 9-4 loss at Bloomsburg University on March 3, Gallivan turned in a big defensive effort as she racked up seven ground balls and seven caused turnovers—both career highs.
Last season, Gallivan recorded 26 ground balls and caused six turnovers in 18 matches.
Philadelphia (0-1) begins a three-game week with a trip to Long Island to take on No. 4 LIU Post on Wednesday, March 8 at 3:30 p.m.