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Cabrini’s Grugan wins weekly honor; Dragons’ Wood is top CAA rookie

Tuesday, 3rd March 2009

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Girl's/Women's  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, posted 3/3/09

    Junior attackman Casey Grugan (Ridley) has been named the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) Men’s Lacrosse Player of the Week, the league announced. Grugan tallied 14 points on six goals and eight assists in No. 5 Cabrini’s two victories to open the season.

    Grugan totaled a career-best and game-high nine points on four goals and five assists in the Cavaliers’ 18-9 win at Fairleigh Dickinson University February 25.

    Grugan powered the Cabrini attack with a team-best six points on two goals and three helpers in Cabrini’s convincing 15-3 triumph versus No. 12 Haverford College February 28.

    Grugan has recorded at least one point in each of his 40 career games played at Cabrini. He is now just five goals shy of his 100th as a Cavalier.

Drexel’s Wood is CAA women’s Rookie of the Week

    Drexel freshman Charlotte Wood (Conestoga) scored eight goals in two games last week and was named the CAA Rookie of the Week for the period ending March 2.

    Wood totaled six goals in the Dragons’ win over rival La Salle then added a pair of goals in Drexel’s victory over George Washington. Her play thus far this season has helped the Dragons to a 4-1 start.

St. Joe’s Peters is Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week

    The Saint Joseph’s women’s lacrosse team earned yet another league honor as Jen Peters garnered Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week accolades. 

    The freshman attacker and midfielder scored five goals and an assist in two contests last week in which the Hawks went 2-0.  Peters is the third different Hawk to earn Rookie of the Week and fourth teammate to earn a weekly conference honor.

    Peters was the cog that made SJU’s offense turn on Wednesday in a 10-8 victory at CAA foe, Delaware.  The freshman struck for four goals, a game high.

    She followed up that performance with a goal and an assist in a 16-8 win over the Wagner Seahawks. She also picked up three ground balls and caused a turnover.

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