Westwood, Mass. (October 16) – MIT senior Emily Penn (Columbia, Md.) was voted the NEWMAC Field Hockey Offensive Athlete of the Week as announced by the league on Monday. In the Engineers' only game of the week, a 6-2 win at WPI on Saturday, she recorded a natural hat trick for the nationally-ranked No. 15 squad.
Penn gave MIT a 3-0 lead after 11:12 expired and then increased the Engineers' margin to 4-1 in the 45th minute. She completed the hat trick in the 51st minute, resulting in her NEWMAC-leading 16th goal of the season.
MIT (11-2, 4-1 NEWMAC) hosts conference rival Wellesley College on Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 6:00 p.m. on Jack Barry Field.