Courtesy: America East Communications

Stony Brook. Albany Pick up Impressive Wins, Net #AEMLAX Wins, Net Awards

Release: 02/27/2017

BOSTON – Stony Brook earned one of the most impressive wins of the 2017 men's lacrosse season Saturday, downing #10/9 Brown, 25-17, in Providence. Albany, UMBC and UMass Lowell also earned wins last week.  

Stony Brook entered the Maverik Media Poll at #18 this week, while Albany is #15.

Here are the week #4 award winners:

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

  • Racked up a career-high 10 points in Albany's 19-8 win at Drexel Saturday.
  • Scored six goals and added four assists.
  • Picked up five ground balls.
  • This is his first Offensive Player of the Week honor of the season and third of his career (3/7/16, 3/28/16).

Defensive Player of the Week
JD Colarusso, Albany - Jr., Goalkeeper, Poughquag, N.Y.

  • Made a career-high 19 saves, including six in the fourth quarter, in Albany's 19-8 win at Drexel.
  • Recorded a .704 save percentage.
  • Also picked up five ground balls.
  • This is his first career Defensive Player of the Week honor. 

Rookie of the Week
Cory VanGinhoven, Stony Brook - Fr., Attacker, Fort Mill, N.C.

  • Tallied eight points on seven goals and an assist in Stony Brook's win at #10/9 Brown Saturday.
  • Had three goals, including two seven seconds apart, and an assist in the first quarter as Stony Brook jumped out to an 8-0 lead after one.
  • The seven goals are the third most by a Seawolf in a game.
  • This is his first career Rookie of the Week honor. 

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. 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
 
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Offensive Player of the Week: Connor Fields, Albany; Defensive Player of the Week: JD Colarusso, Albany; Rookie of the Week: Cory VanGivhoven, Stony Brook

 

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