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Men’s awards: @UrsinusMLAX’s McClure, @GoGriffsLax’s McDermott, Dambach

Wednesday, 1st March 2017

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Posted 3/1/17

Ursinus College freshman attack Bobby McClure (Haverford High) has been named the Centennial Conference Men’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week.

McClure had a banner afternoon in the squad’s lone game last week, exploding for a career-high five points on four goals and an assist as the Bears overturned a 4-0 second-quarter deficit and pulled away for a 13-9 victory at Mary Washington on Saturday. McClure scored on all four of his shots and picked up a ground ball; he had a hand in each of Ursinus’ first three goals as the Bears ended the second quarter on a 5-0 run.

McClure has made a huge impact in his introduction to collegiate lacrosse, leading the Bears with five goals and tying for the team lead with nine points through the first two games.

CHS’s Dambach, McDermott earn ECC honors

Chestnut Hill College opened their 2017 season with a 17-8 weekend victory over Post University. Playing major roles in the triumph, seniors, attack Alec Dambach and goalkeeper Thomas McDermott (Ridley) respectively earned the East Coast Conference (ECC) Player and Defensive Player of the Week awards. Dambach added six ground balls to his impressive nine-point (four goals and five assists) season opener while McDermott (1-0) recorded a career-high 17 saves and three ground balls.

The deciding run came in the second quarter, where Chestnut Hill College (1-0) outscored Post University (0-1) 5-0 to hold an 8-3 halftime advantage. The Griffins extended their lead to eight goals, 13-5, by the end of the third quarter and with a 4-3 edge in the final frame, they secured a 17-8 triumph in today’s season-opener opposite the Eagles.

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