(Photo Courtesy of Colgate Athletics)
The first weekend of March has come and gone, meaning the college lacrosse season is officially one full month in. Week four of the season provided more exciting action on top of what has already been an crazy season.
So without further ado, here is the Lacrosse Bucket Team of The Week as well as Players of The Week following the action from week four.
Team of The Week
Attack: Connor Shellenberger, Virginia
Virginia defeated Towson 19-12 on Saturday night. Shellenberger led the way for the Cavaliers with 10 points off four goals and six assists.
Attack: Rory Connor, Colgate
Colgate pulled off a big 17-8 victory over the Navy Midshipmen on Saturday afternoon. Connor led the way for the Raiders with a career-high seven goals.
Attack: Michael Boehm, Michigan
Michigan defeated Harvard 19-13 in what was a strong offensive showing. Boehm led the way for the Wolverines with nine points off five goals and four assists.
Midfield: Emmett Paradine, Dartmouth
Dartmouth earned a comeback win over Hobart, 20-16, in a midweek contest. The freshman Paradine led the way with 10 points off seven goals and three assists in the win.
Midfield: Shane Knobloch, Rutgers
Knobloch helped lead the way in Rutgers’ overtime, 14-13, victory over rival Princeton on Saturday as he had five points off two goals and three assists.
Midfield: Eric Dobson, Notre Dame
In Notre Dame’s blowout 16-3 win over Ohio State, Dobson helped lead the charge as he tallied four goals while also dishing out an assist in the win.
Faceoff: Caleb Hammett, UMass
The Minutemen earned a big 12-4 victory on the road against Vermont on Saturday. Hammett had a very strong day at the dot, going 12-for-17 (70%) at the dot.
SSDM: Grant Haus, Penn State
A two-way midfielder, Haus grabbed four ground balls and caused two turnovers on Penn State’s 10-6 upset of Cornell.
LSM: Patrick Deans, Johns Hopkins
Deans scored the final goal of the contest, grabbed one ground ball, and caused two turnovers in Hopkins’ 11-9 defeat of rival Syracuse.
Defense: Reid Colwell, Villanova
Villanova beat Drexel 14-7 in a midweek game and they defeated Penn 9-8 on Saturday. Colwell had a good week, combing for five caused turnovers and six ground balls in the two wins. That included four ground balls and three caused turnovers versus Penn.
Defense: Brady Long, Bellarmine
Bellarmine beat Marquette 11-10 on Saturday to move to 5-1 for the first time since 2013. Long helped lead the Knights’ defense with four ground balls and three caused turnovers.
Defense: Jack Posey, Penn State
Penn State held Cornell to six goals in a 10-6 upset bid. Posey was a big part of that effort, helping to hold his matchup, CJ Kirst (2G/1A), off the board until the second half.
Goalie: Tim Marcille, Johns Hopkins
Marcille had himself a career day on Saturday afternoon, making 21 saves to help steer the Blue Jays past rival Syracuse 11-9.
Players of The Week
Offense: Rory Connor
Connor had himself a career-best performance with seven goals to help lift Colgate past Navy 17-8 in a surprising result.
Defense: Tim Marcille, Goalie, Johns Hopkins
Marcille had a career-high 21 saves to help lift Johns Hopkins pas rival Syracuse, 11-9.
Freshman: Emmett Paradine,
Paradine had seven goals and three assists for 10 points in Dartmouth’s 20-16 win over Hobart
Transfer: Tucker Dordevic, Attack, Georgetown
Dordevic had four goals to help Georgetown escape Richmond in a 13-12 win on Saturday.