Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/11/10
After leading Millersville to an impressive season-opening win last week, senior midfielder
Liz Weekley (Pottstown) was named Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Easter Division Women’s Lacrosse Player of the Week.
As the Marauders (1-1) dominated Shepherd 21-5 in their first game of the season, Weekley recorded a game-high four goals off of nine shots. She also tallied four assists, caused two turnovers, and won two draw controls in the victory.
Despite falling to Rollins earlier this week, Weekley notched three goals on four shots and added an assist. She picked up three ground balls and caused two turnovers.
Weekley’s player of the week honor marks her third from the conference in two seasons. She currently leads the Marauder squad with 12 points, consisting of seven goals and five assists. Weekley also holds a .769 shot on goal percentage.
Haverford College’s Downing earns Centennial honor
Freshman Perrin Downing of Haverford College was named Centennial Conference Defensive Player of the Week.
Downing played a major defensive role in a 2-0 week for the Fords. She caused six turnovers and picked up seven ground balls as Haverford allowed just six goals in two games.
Lehigh’s Torcivia is Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week
Lehigh sophomore defender Leigh Ann Torcivia has been named the Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week.
Torcivia collected four draw controls and three groundballs in Lehigh’s tight 9-7 victory at St. Joseph’s. She leads the team with nine draw controls and is second on the team in groundballs with eight.