Taft Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week

Oct. 14, 2008

PROVIDENCE, RI - Brown freshman Abigail Taft (Shaker Heights, OH) was named the Ivy League Field Hockey Rookie of the Week for the second straight week, after helping to lead the Bears to a 1-1 week.

In Tuesday's victory at Sacred Heart, Taft scored twice in a span of three minutes to help Brown build a 2-0 lead before the 13-minute mark of the game. The Bears would take a 3-0 lead seven minutes later and then hold on to win 3-2. The midfielder currently leads the team with 14 points (7g), which is seven more points and four more goals than the Bears' second-leading scorer. She also ranked ninth in the Ivy League in points and third in goals.