NEWMAC Men's Lacrosse Offensive Athlete of the Week
Anthony Wyler, Coast Guard (Sophomore Fulton, Md.)
Sophomore Anthony Wyler set a single game school record for points (9) and goals (8) as Wyler paced the Bears to a 1-1 record. Wyler opened the week with two goals and two assists helping Coast Guard to a 15-6 win over Mass. Maritime. On Saturday Wyler had a career day netting eight goals and tallying one assist in the 16-15 set back to Babson. In just his second season, Wyler is the program's career leader in points (79) and second in goals (54).
NEWMAC Men's Lacrosse Co-Defensive Athlete of the Week
Matthew LaCroix, Springfield (Senior, Westfield, Mass.)
Matthew LaCroix, a senior face-off specialist for Springfield College, had an incredible week, leading to a pair of wins for the Pride over Clark and MIT. In Springfield College's 15-9 win over Clark, LaCroix won 19-of-27 draws and matched his career best with 12 ground balls, before returning to Stagg Field on Saturday and going 15-for-25 in the "x" while securing seven ground balls to help the Pride clinch its ninth NEWMAC Regular Season Championship in program history.
|NEWMAC Men's Lacrosse Co-Defensive Athlete of the Week
Jack O'Donoghue, Babson (Junior, Scituate, Mass.)
O'Donoghue recorded 12 ground balls and four caused turnovers as Babson concluded the regular season with back-to-back victories to reach the NEWMAC Tournament. The junior long pole scooped up seven ground balls and caused one turnover in Wednesday's 15-1 win at Emerson and then finished with five ground balls and three caused turnovers as the Beavers rallied from a five-goal deficit to edge Coast Guard, 16-15, on Saturday.
Coast Guard, Springfield and Babson Earn NEWMAC Weekly Awards
May 01, 2017