BOSTON, Mass. - Emmanuel College freshman attack Chandra Franca (Woburn, Mass.) has been named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Rookie of the Week for the first time in her inauguaral season as the Saints finish the post season, announced by the conference office on Monday, April 29.
Franca earns the GNAC Rookie of the Week for the first time this year after scoring five goals on the week while six draw control wins, five groundballs and three caused turnovers. The freshman collected a hat trick in the Saints win over Rivier to close the regular season, along with picking up four ground balls and winning five draw controls. In the GNAC Quarterfinal contest against Regis College, Franca found the back of the net two more times, picked up another ground ball and won a draw control to close out the season for the Saints.