FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DOCKERY NAMED NESCAC WOMEN'S SOCCER PLAYER OF THE WEEK
LEWISTON, Maine - For her role in leading the Bates College women's soccer team to two victories in the opening week of the season, junior midfielder Kate Dockery of New York, N.Y., has been named New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Player of the Week.
Dockery scored the Bobcats' first goal of the season against non conference opponent Babson College on Sept. 12. Her tally in the 77th minute was the game's only goal, as Bates outshot Babson, 35-6. Four days later, Dockery assisted on the game-winning goal against Amherst College in the Bobcats' NESCAC opener on Sept. 16. She found sophomore forward Melissa Ostuni of Lynnefield, Mass., open in front of the net with less than 10 minutes remaining in regulation to give Bates the 1-0 victory. The assist was the first of her career for Dockery, a defensive midfielder.
Dockery is a 1998 graduate of Nightingale Bamford School. She is the daughter of William and Dorothy Dockery, New York, N.Y.
For more information on Bates women's soccer, please visit our web site at http://www.bates.edu/sports/wsoccer.html