Franco, Cocolas Named SAAC High Flyers

Franco, Cocolas Named SAAC High Flyers

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Susquehanna field hockey player Taylor Franco and men's tennis player Alexander Cocolas have been named the SAAC High Flyers of the Week.

Franco nabbed two goals and one assist this week as SU went 2-0. In the first game of the week, Susquehanna defeated Notre Dame of Maryland University 9-0 on Wednesday. Franco scored the fourth goal and assisted the fifth goal of the game. She made one goal on one shot for a shooting percentage of 1.000.

The second game of the week saw SU taking on Landmark Conference rival the University of Scranton on the road and winning 2-1. Franco scored the game-winner with only 37 seconds remaining in the game when she scored off of a goalie deflection in front of the net. Once again, Franco was one-for-one in shots.

This season, Franco leads the team in game-winners with four and is second on the team in goals (10) and points (21) and has one assist.

The River Hawks are 9-2 on the season with a 2-1 mark in Landmark Conference action and return home on Wednesday, October 12 for a 7:00 p.m. game against Juniata.

Cocolas won both of his matches this week as SU defeated Penn St.-Harrisburg 8-1 on Friday. Cocolas and his partner Alexander Dove defeated their opponents 8-2 at number two doubles while Cocolas proceeded to win 6-0, 6-1 at number three singles.

The River Hawks finished the fall season with a 5-1 record.