PHILADELPHIA - For the second time this year, Hilary Renna was charged with guarding one of the nation's top scorers, and for the second time this year, she has been named the Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week.
Renna held Johns Hopkins' Mary Key, the nation's leading scorer, to just a goal and two assists in Penn's 12-4 win over the 12th-ranked Blue Jays. Key had been averaging 7.88 points per game. In wins over Hopkins and Columbia last week, Renna and her teammates allowed just 10 goals in all, includingonly one in each of the first halves of those games.
Renna was previously named the Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week on March 19 after holding Yale's Lauren Taylor, this week's Offensive Player of the Week recipient, to a single goal in Penn's win over the Bulldogs.
The Quakers (8-1, 3-0 Ivy) return to action at Penn State Tuesday night at 7 p.m.