Courtesy: America East Communications

Albany, Binghamton Improve to 2-0 in #AEMLAX Play, Net Week 8 Awards

Release: 03/27/2017

BOSTON – Albany and Binghamton moved to 2-0 in conference play with wins over UMass Lowell and Vermont, respectively, last week. The Great Danes moved up to #8 in the Maverik Media Poll while Binghamton is receiving votes. Stony Brook also earned its first league win of the season, posting a victory over Hartford.

Here are the week #8 award winners:

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

  • Tallied 16 points on 12 goals and four assists in a pair of Albany wins last week. 
  • Had four goals and three assists in a win at Canisius Tuesday.
  • Scored a career-high eight goals, one shy of Albany's single-game record, and had an assist in a 21-11 win over UMass Lowell Saturday.
  • This is Fields' third 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).

Defensive Player of the Week
Garrett Waldron, Binghamton - Sr., Defender, Syracuse, N.Y.

  • Led a defensive unit that held Vermont to just five goals, including only one after halftime, in an 8-5 Binghamton win Saturday.
  • The Catamounts entered the day averaging 10.25 goals per game.
  • Caused four turnovers and collected four ground balls.
  • This is his first career Defensive Player of the Week honor.

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

  • Won 81 percent of faceoffs he took (29-for-35) in two games last week.
  • Victorious on 16-of-18 faceoffs and picked up 11 ground balls in a win at Canisius Tuesday.
  • Won 19-of-25 faceoffs, had a career-high 16 ground balls and an assist in Albany's win over UMass Lowell Saturday.
  • This is Ierlan's second-straight Rookie of the Week honor and second 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
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 

 

 

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