Oct 3: Nikki Simpao, Field Hockey

Hornet of the Week: Nikki Simpao, field hockey

Lynchburg, Va. -- Lynchburg College field hockey standout Nikki Simpao earned this week's Hornet of the Week honor following a tremendous pair of Old Dominion Athletic Conference contests.

Simpao, a junior from Stafford, Va., led the Hornets back from a 3-0 deficit with a goal and two assists in an overtime loss at Washington and Lee. She followed that with a hat trick and two assists in a 9-0 win over Eastern Mennonite on Saturday evening.

The former All-American leads the conference in goals (10), assists (8), points (28), and shots (56).