Courtesy: America East Communications

Albany, Hartford, UMBC Win League Games, Net #AEMLAX Awards

Release: 04/03/2017

BOSTON – Albany and UMBC stayed unbeaten in America East men's lacrosse play while Hartford moved to 1-1 last week. The Great Danes are 3-0 after posting a 19-11 win at Stony Brook while the Retrievers are 2-0 for the first time since 2012 after a 10-6 win over UMass Lowell. The Hawks came back for a 15-13 win at Vermont in a rematch of last year's league title game.

Here are the week #9 award winners:

Offensive Player of the Week
Griffin Feiner, Hartford - Jr., Midfielder, Dewitt, N.Y.

  • Tallied a career-high seven points on a career-best five goals and two assists in a crucial road win at Vermont Saturday.
  • Scored Hartford's final three goals in the 15-13 win.
  • This is Feiner's first career Player of the Week award.

Defensive Player of the Week
Ruston Souder, UMBC - Sr., Goalkeeper, Pasadena, Md.

  • Stopped nine of the 15 shots he saw and allowed just six goals in a 10-6 win over UMass Lowell.
  • Recorded a .600 save percentage.
  • Picked up three ground balls and caused a turnover.
  • This is his first career Defensive Player of the Week honor.

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

  • Won 84 percent of faceoffs he took (52-for-62) in two games last week.
  • Victorious on 26-of-32 faceoffs, picked up a then career-high 18 ground balls and scored a goal in a win at Harvard Wednesday.
  • Won 26-of-30 faceoffs, had a career-high 20 ground balls and scored a goal in Albany's win at Stony Brook Saturday.
  • This is Ierlan's third-straight Rookie of the Week honor and third 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 

 

 

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