Buffalo, NY - Senior Jill Golding of the D'Youville women's lacrosse team had another outstanding week for the Spartans, leading them to their largest victory in program history and was named Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Offensive Player of the Week.
Golding began her week by netting two goals and grabbing five draw controls against Allegheny on Tuesday in the loss to the Gators. The two goals and five draw controls both led the team.
On Saturday at Waynesburg, Jill then helped her team to the Spartan's largest victory in the history of the program. She led the team with seven goals, three assists, 14 draw controls, 14 shots, and 11 shots on goal in the 18-1 victory. Jill added seven ground balls and three caused turnovers for D'Youville.
Throughout eight games this season, Golding has been one of the best players in the AMCC. She is first in points (36), draw controls (40), and shots on goals (49). Jill is also tied for first in shots (64), second in goals (27), and second in assists (9). Amongst her teammates, she is first on the team in all of those categories as well.
Jill has built an impressive resume since the team's first year of NCAA play last season. She finished last year with the honors of being named an Independent Women's Lacrosse School (IWLS) Second Team selection and team MVP after leading her team in goals, points, shots, shots on goal, draw controls, and caused turnovers. Her assist total was second on the team and ground balls were third.
Last fall, Jill joined the women's soccer team and was an immediate contributor. Playing in 19 of 19 games, Golding started 14 and scored three goals with two assists.
At Lockport High School Jill played soccer and lacrosse. She was named an NFL First Team All-League player in soccer.