GLASSBORO – Rowan freshman field hockey player Rachel Galante has made a quick adjustment to the college game.
The forward was named New Jersey Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week on Tuesday after a solid week for the Profs (11-5).
The former Collingswood High School standout accumulated three goals and three assists last week, scoring her team’s lone goal in a 2-1 loss to The College of New Jersey on Oct. 20, then pumping in two goals and three assists in a 5-3 win over then No. 10 Montclair State on Saturday.
Galante has nine goals and nine assists for 27 points this season, which is third on the team. She’s started 12 of the 15 games she’s appeared in.
Rowan is ranked No. 19 in the latest Penn Monto/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Coaches Poll.