(Photo Courtesy of Princeton Athletics)
Week seven of the college lacrosse season is in the books, and it was a big one!
So without further ado, here is the Lacrosse Bucket Team of The Week for week six of the 2022 college lacrosse season.
Attack: Chris Brown, Princeton
The Princeton Tigers and Penn Quakers were involved in what can only be called an offensive shootout on Saturday afternoon. Brown sent in the game-winner in overtime to get his sixth goal of the day. He also added three assists to compete a nine-point outing.
Attack: Cam Rubin, Penn
On that other side of that aforementioned offensive shootout, the Quakers saw Rubin help lead the way. The attackman ended the day with nine points off seven goals and two assists as the second-leading point-getter for Penn.
Attack: Brennan O’Neill, Duke
The Duke Blue Devils got a bounce back win over the Towson Tigers on Saturday night and it was the Brennan O’Neill show. The stellar sophomore put up nine points off six goals and three assists to lead the way for the Blue Devils.
Midfield: Sam Handley, Penn
While the Quakers ultimately fell on Saturday, Handley led the game in points was a monster 11-points outing in what was a career game for the midfielder. He had himself a hat trick while also dishing out eight assists as the primary feeder for the Penn offense.
Midfield: Max Hewitt, Navy
The Midshipmen earned their first win at Homewood Field since 1969 on Friday night, taking down Johns Hopkins. Hewitt had himself a monster performance with four goals, three of which came in the fourth quarter, to help lead Navy to victory.
Midfield: Brenden Crouse, Air Force
In a matchup between old conference foes, the Air Force Falcons defeated the Mercer Bears 13-10 on Saturday. Crouse led the way for the Falcons offense, once again, scoring six goals in the victory.
Faceoff: Mike Sisselberger, Lehigh
Lehigh grabbed their biggest win of the season over the weekend, beating Army West Point 11-10. A major part of that effort was Sisselberger’s dominance at the faceoff dot. He went 17-for-25 (68%).
SSDM: Payton Rezanka, Loyola
Rezanka takes this spot yet again. In a 13-9 victory over Bucknell, the defensive midfielder caused two caused turnovers and grabbed four ground balls to help lead the Greyhounds to victory.
LSM: John Geppert, Maryland
Geppert had a strong performance in what was a stellar showing for the Maryland Terrapins as they took down the Virginia Cavaliers 23-12 on Saturday in a 1v2 national title rematch. The LSM caused two turnovers and grabbed four ground balls.
Defense: Braden Long, Bellarmine
Bellarmine got back in the win column on Saturday with an 18-7 win over VMI where they ended on a 10-0 run. The freshman put together the best game of his career, causing five turnovers and grabbing two ground balls.
Defense: Luke Gaydos, Brown
The Bears fell 11-10 to Harvard on Saturday, but despite the loss Gaydos put together a monster performance. The Pole ended the game with four caused turnovers and three ground balls.
Defense: Ray Baran, Richmond
Richmond knocked off UMBC 14-9 in their last game before SoCon play begins. The fifth-year senior Baran was a menace on the back end, grabbing six ground balls and
Goalie: Liam Entemann, Notre Dame
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish earned a much needed win over the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday afternoon. Entemann was a huge part of that effort, making 19 saves to anchor an Irish defense that held Michigan to seven goals.