(Photo Courtesy of Syracuse Athletics)
Another week of college lacrosse action has passed and as always there were players who stood out amongst the rest.
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 nine
Team of The Week
Attack: Joey Spallina, Syracuse
Spallina record a career-high nine points off four goals and five assists to help the Orange past Princeton 16-13.
Attack: Pat Kavanagh, Notre Dame
Kavanagh helped lead the way in the Irish’s big win over Duke as he netted three goals and dished out five assists for eight points.
Attack: TJ Malone, Penn State
Malone scored four goals and dished out three assists to notch seven points in Penn State’s 12-11 overtime win over Johns Hopkins.
Midfield: Koa Todd, Utah
Todd had a career day as he scored five goals and dished out two assists for seven points.
Midfield: Griffin King, Brown
King had three goals and two assists for five points to help lead Brown past Penn 12-11 in a big Ivy League win.
Midfield: Jaxon Lamb, High Point
Lamb scored four goals to help lead the way in High Point’s 14-13 win over Hobart.
Faceoff: Mike Sisselberger, Lehigh
Sisselberger went 20-for-21 (95%) and also scored a goal to help the Mountain Hawks defeat Bucknell 11-8.
SSDM: Chase Yager, Harvard
Yager played a big part in Harvard’s 10-8 win over Cornell as he scored a goal, grabbed three ground balls, and caused two turnovers.
LSM: Saam Olexo, Syracuse
Olexo scored the first goal of the game just 15 seconds in and by game’s end had also recorded three ground balls and three caused turnovers.
Defense: Jack DiBenedetto, Denver
DiBendetto grabbed three caused turnover and helped hold Matt Campbell to just one assist as Denver topped Villanova 12-6.
Defense: Chris Fake, Notre Dame
Fake headlined what was a strong defensive performance for the Irish as he held Brennan O’Neill to just one goal in Notre Dame’s 17-12 victory over Duke. Fake also grabbed three ground balls and caused two turnovers.
Defense: Jake Saunders, Richmond
Saunders had a monster day in Richmond’s 13-12 win over UMass, grabbing five ground balls and causing six turnovers.
Goalie: Pat Ryan, Navy
Ryan anchored the Midshipmen in their big 11-10 win over Loyola with 23 saves.
Players of The Week
Offense: Joey Spallina, Attack, Syracuse
Defense: Chris Fake, Defense, Notre Dame
Freshman: Joey Spallina, Attack, Syracuse
Transfer: Thomas McConvey, Midfield, Virginia
McConvey put up four points off two goals and two assists to help the Cavaliers past North Carolina in blowout fashion.