Hong Earns CWPA Division I/II Rookie of the Week Honors

Hong Earns CWPA Division I/II Rookie of the Week Honors

Hong posted a team-high five goals in her debut against Villanova (Zach Williamson).

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. – Freshman attacker Kristen Hong has been named the CWPA Division I/II Rookie of the Week, as the league announced today. The Orinda, California native posted eight goals, three assists and five steals as the Crimson notched a pair of opening day wins at the Harvard Mini Jan. 30.

The freshman wasted no time in making an impact in her collegiate debut against Villanova, scoring the first goal of the game less than a minute into play en route to posting a game-high five scores as Harvard cruised to a 14-4 win. Hong added a hat trick in the finale against Iona as the Crimson secured a 14-5 victory to complete the sweep.

Harvard will head to Providence, Rhode Island to duel against four opponents as part of the Bruno Classic this weekend. The Crimson will open up against Hawaii and Marist on Saturday and close out the invitational against Indiana and St. Francis Brooklyn on Sunday.