Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/6/28
Robert Morris junior attackman Matt Schmidt (Central Bucks East) was named the NEC Player of the Week.
Schmidt continued to emerge as an offensive weapon for the Colonials in his junior season, totaling four goals and four assists in a 16-11 win over High Point on Saturday. The Doylestown native’s eight point performance was the second of his career. Two of his four goals against the Panthers came on the man-up advantage in the third quarter as the Colonials finished the day with four in total. Schmidt now leads the team with 11 goals on the season, and has posted four straight multiple goal games.
BIG EAST Attack Player of the Week
Christian Cuccinello, Villanova, Sr., A (Mountain Lakes, N.J.)
Senior Christian Cuccinello set the league high for goals in a game this weekend with seven in Villanova’s 13-12 win at Delaware. The seven goals were a career high for the senior. For the week, Cuccinello helped the Wildcats to a 2-0 week as he added two goals and an assist in the 12-9 midweek win over Drexel for a total of 10 points last week.
BIG EAST Freshman of the Week
Dan Fisher (St. Joseph’s Prep), Villanova, Fr., M/FOS (West Deptford, N.J.)
Villanova freshman Dan Fisher went 30-for-51 (.588) in a two-win week for the Wildcats. Fisher collected 13 ground balls. At Delaware in a 13-12 victory, Fisher went 17-for-27 from the X (.630).
Colin Duffy (Archmere Academy-DE, Springfield, Pa.), St. John’s, Jr., A
Duffy scored a pair of goals an added his first assist of the season for a team-high three points against No. 12/10 North Carolina on Saturday.
Arcadia’s Muscara named MAC Offensive Player of Week
Arcadia sophomore Clo Muscara was named the MAC Commonwealth Offensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday.
Muscara aided the Knights to a 2-0 week, seeing wins over DeSales, 9-5, and Delaware Valley, 12-8. On the week, the Freehold, N.J. native registered eight points with eight goals, with an impressive shot on goal percent for the week of 84.6%. Muscara scored five against DeSales and three times on the Aggies. Defensively, Muscara registered five ground balls on the week.