UVM’s Sophie McLaughlin named America East Defensive player of the Week


Vermont women’s lacrosse goaltender Sophie McLaughlin has earned her third conference weekly honor of the 2021 season.

McLaughlin’s 14 saves in Vermont’s 12-10 win over UMass Lowell secured UVM the No. 3 seed in the America East Tournament. McLaughlin has notched 14 saves or more in three games this season.

No. 3 Vermont (6-5, 6-3 AE) will face No. 2 UAlbany (10-6, 7-2 AE) at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday in the America East Semifinals. The game will be played at top-seeded Stony Brook’s campus.

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