Courtesy: America East Communications

Albany, Binghamton Vermont Post League Wins, #AEMLAX Week 10 Awards Announced

Release: 04/10/2017

BOSTON – Albany and Binghamton extended long win streaks and stayed perfect in America East men's lacrosse play over the weekend while Vermont picked up its first victory. The Great Danes, winners of nine in a row, are 4-0 after posting a 10-5 win over UMBC while the Bearcats, victors in eight straight games, are 3-0 after beating Hartford, 10-9. The Catamounts downed UMass Lowell, 12-11, to earn their first conference win.

Albany is ranked fifth in the latest Maverik Media Poll and sixth in the USILA Coaches' Poll while Binghamton remained 20th in the media poll and received the highest number of votes of teams not ranked in the USILA Top-20.

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Here are the week #10 award winners:

Co-Offensive Player of the Week
Connor Fields, Albany - Jr., Attacker, East Amherst, N.Y.

  • Tallied six points in Albany's 10-5 win over UMBC Saturday.
  • Scored three goals and set up three others.
  • This is Fields' fourth Offensive Player of the Week honor of the season and fifth of his career (3/7/16, 3/28/16, 2/27/17, 3/6/17, 3/27/17). 

Co-Offensive Player of the Week
Cam Milligan, Vermont - Sr., Attacker, Peterborough, Ont.
 

  • Tallied six points in Vermont's 14-11 win at UMass Lowell
  • Scored three goals and set up three others.
  • This is Milligan's' second Player of the Week honor of the season and third of his career. (3/23/15, 2/6/17).

Defensive Player of the Week
Nick Washuta, Vermont - Fr., Goalkeeper, Orono, Minn.

  • Made 16 saves, one shy of his career high, in a 12-11 win at UMass Lowell Saturday.
  • Seven of those stops came in the fourth quarter.
  • Recorded a .593 save percentage.
  • This is his second career Defensive Player of the Week honor (2/6).

Rookie of the Week
TD Ierlan, Albany - Fr., Faceoff, Victor, N.Y.

  • Won 84 percent of faceoffs he took (16-for-19) in Saturday's win over UMBC.
  • Picked up 13 ground balls.
  • This is Ierlan's fourth-straight Rookie of the Week honor and fourth of his career. 

Weekly Awards
Feb. 6 -
Offensive Player of the Week: Cam Milligan, Vermont; Defensive Player & Rookie of the Week: Nick Washuta, Vermont
Feb. 13 - Offensive Player of the Week: Sean Tyrrell, UMass Lowell; Defensive Player of the Week: None Selected; Rookie of the Week: Jake Brothers, UMBC
Feb. 20
 - Offensive Player of the Week: Alex Corpolongo, Stony Brook; Defensive Player of the Week: Tanner Cosens, Binghamton; Rookie of the Week: Ben French, Vermont
Feb. 27 - Offensive Player of the Week: Connor Fields, Albany; Defensive Player of the Week: JD Colarusso, Albany; Rookie of the Week: Cory VanGivhoven, Stony Brook
March 6 Offensive Player of the Week: Connor Fields, Albany; Defensive Player of the Week: Tanner Cosens, Binghamton; Rookie of the Week: Jakob Patterson, Albany
March 13 
- Offensive Player of the Week: Tom Moore, Binghamton; Defensive Player of the Week: Grant Lardieri, UMass Lowell; Rookie of the Week: Ryan Frawley, UMBC
March 20 Offensive Player of the Week: Billy Nolan, UMBC; Defensive Player of the Week: JD Colarusso, Albany; Rookie of the Week: TD Ierlan, Albany
March 27 Offensive Player of the Week: Connor Fields, Albany; Defensive Player of the Week: Garrett Waldron, Binghamton; Rookie of the Week: TD Ierlan, Albany
April 3 Offensive Player of the Week: Griffin Feiner, Hartford; Defensive Player of the Week: Ruston Souder, UMBC; Rookie of the Week: TD Ierlan, Albany 
April 10 - Co-Offensive Player of the Week: Connor Fields, Albany; Co-Offensive Player of the Week: Cam Milligan, Vermont; Defensive Player of the Week: Nick Washuta, Vermont; Rookie of the Week: TD Ierlan, Albany 

 

 

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