BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Loyola Maryland earned two of the 5 Patriot League GEICO males’s lacrosse weekly awards once they had been introduced by the League workplace on Monday. Military West Level, Lehigh and Navy additionally obtained weekly laurel.
Military West Level junior Brendan Nichtern was named the Patriot League Males’s Lacrosse Offensive Participant of the Week for the fourth time this season, whereas Lehigh junior Mike Sisselberger collected faceoff specialist of the week for the fifth-straight week.
Loyola Maryland graduate pupil short-stick defensive midfielder Matt Higgins garnered defensive participant of the week, whereas teammate senior Sam Shafer obtained goalkeeper of the week honors for the second time this 12 months.
Navy assault Jon Jarosz rounded out the weekly awards because the rookie of the week for the second week.
Military West Level senior faceoff specialist Stevie Grabher and junior goalkeeper Wyatt Schupler, Colgate junior assault Brian Minicus and freshman assault Michael Minicus, and Loyola Maryland senior assault Kevin Lindley and senior faceoff specialist Bailey Savio all earned honorable mentions.
Offensive Participant of the Week
Brendan Nichtern, Military West Level, Jr., Assault, Massapequa, N.Y. /Massapequa
* Nichtern tied a career-high with eight factors on a hat trick and 5 assists within the win over Colgate.
* His 5 assists had been tied for a season-high mark.
* 4 of his eight factors got here within the fourth quarter, together with the ultimate aim of the sport which got here with 21 seconds left to provide Military a two-goal lead.
* Nichtern leads the Patriot League in factors per sport at 5.10 and assists per sport at 2.80.
Defensive Participant of the Week
Matt Higgins, Loyola, Gr., SSDM, Marietta, Ga./Blessed Trinity
* Higgins was a part of the protection that restricted No. 6 Georgetown to underneath 10 targets for simply the third time this season.
* Higgins had three induced turnovers and a floor ball, and didn’t permit a aim from any of the Georgetown midfielders he coated in the course of the sport.
Faceoff Specialist of the Week
Mike Sisselberger, Lehigh, Jr., FO/M, Middle Valley, Pa./Southern Lehigh
* Sisselberger gained 20-of-22 faceoffs at No. 16 Villanova Saturday, marking his fewest losses of the season.
* The junior gained his last 11 faceoffs for the sport to associate with eight floor balls.
* He has gained 84-of-100 faceoffs during the last 4 video games (84.0%) to up his season complete to 80.3 (192-of-239), which leads the nation, along with 135 floor balls.
Goalkeeper of the Week
Sam Shafer, Loyola, Sr., Goalkeeper, Rowayton, Conn./Trinity-Pawling College
* Shafer made a season-high 13 saves on Thursday to assist Loyola submit an 11-9 win over No. 6 Georgetown within the groups’ regular-season finale.
* His greatest save, got here whereas the Greyhounds had been two males down, and he stopped a shot that will result in a Greyhounds’ clear, enabling them to kill the penalties.
* The Greyhounds held the Georgetown offense, which was averaging greater than 14 targets getting into the sport, to lower than 10 targets for simply the third time this 12 months.
Rookie of the Week
Jon Jarosz, Navy, Fr., A, Gambrills, Md./Severn College
* Jarosz was certainly one of 9 gamers to attain for the Mids within the win over Lafayette, as he paced Navy with a career-high five-point efficiency on 4 targets and an help.
* The 4 targets are probably the most by a Navy freshman since co-captain Christian Daniel punched in 5 in opposition to Lafayette in 2018.
* The freshman has scored in 5 of the seven video games by which he has performed, together with a number of targets in 4 contests.
* Jarosz is the Mids’ third-leading scorer with 17 factors on 12 targets and 5 assists and having performed one much less sport.
Stevie Grabher, Military West Level, So., FO, Glen Head, N.Y./North Shore
* Grabher completed 14-of-27 on the faceoff within the win over Colgate, and picked up a career-high 15 floor balls within the victory.
Wyatt Schupler, Military West Level, Jr., GK, Ponte Vedra Seashore, Fla./Ponte Vedra
* Schupler stopped 13 pictures in opposition to Colgate to assist in giving Military a quarterfinal-bye into the 2021 Patriot League Males’s Lacrosse Championship.
* The junior has reached double-digit saves in 5 straight video games and 9 of his 10 video games this 12 months.
Brian Minicus, Colgate, Jr., Assault, Darien, Conn./Darien
* Minicus scored two targets and assisted on 4 others to match his career-high with six factors in opposition to Military West Level.
Michael Minicus, Colgate, Fr., Assault, Darien, Conn./Darien
* Minicus scored his eighth aim of the season in opposition to Military West Level. His aim was on a man-up alternative within the first quarter to tie the sport at 3-3.
Kevin Lindley, Loyola, Sr., Assault, Darien, Conn./Darien
* Lindley posted all three of his factors within the second half Thursday evening as Loyola rallied from two down at halftime to beat No. 6 Georgetown, 11-9, within the regular-season finale.
* Along with his third aim, the senior from Darien, Conn., tied a 39-year old-fashioned file for profession targets. He now has 151 targets, matching the full put up by Gary Hanley from 1978-82, and his complete can be third-most in Patriot League historical past.
Bailey Savio, Loyola, Sr., Face-Off Specialist, Greenwich, Conn./Greenwich
* After Kevin Lindley tied the sport at 7-7 late within the third quarter, Savio gained the following faceoff going ahead, received the bottom ball and scored his second aim of the season to place Loyola in entrance. Getting into the sport, Georgetown’s James Reilly had a .627 faceoff profitable share, however Savio battled him to a 12-12 draw on the X whereas additionally choosing up 5 floor balls.
Males’s Lacrosse Offensive Participant of the Week
2.15 – Kevin Lindley, Loyola Maryland, Sr., A
2.22 – Brendan Nichtern, Military West Level, Jr., A
3.1 – Brendan Nichtern, Military West Level, Jr., A
3.8 – Brendan Nichtern, Military West Level, Jr., A
3.15 – Timmy Ley, Boston College, Jr., A
3.22 – Aidan Olmstead, Loyola Maryland, Sr., A
3.29 – Tommy Schelling, Lehigh, Jr., A
4.5 – Cole Kirst, Lehigh, Jr., A
4.12 – Tommy Schelling, Lehigh, Jr., A
4.19 – Christian Daniel, Navy, Sr., A
4.26 – Christian Mule’, Lehigh, So., A
Males’s Lacrosse Defensive Participant of the Week
2.15 – Ryan McNulty, Loyola Maryland, Gr., LSM
2.22 – Nick Franchuk, Navy, Sr., D
3.1 – Chris Conlin, Holy Cross, Jr., D
3.8 – Marcus Hudgins, Military West Level, Jr., D
3.15 – Cam Wyers, Loyola Maryland, Jr., D
3.22 – Cam Wyers, Loyola Maryland, Jr., D
3.29 – Nicholas Ellerton, Boston College, Gr., D
4.5 – Travis Talarico, Bucknell, Jr., D
4.12 – Marcus Hudgins, Military West Level, Jr., D
4.19 – Doug Jones, Military West Level, Jr., SSDM
4.26 – Nick Franchuk, Navy, Sr., D
Males’s Lacrosse Faceoff Specialist of the Week
2.15 – Bailey Savio, Loyola Maryland, Sr., FO
2.22 – Stevie Grabher, Military West Level, Jr., So., FO
3.1 – Jacob Jarosz, Navy, Jr., FO
3.8 – Mike Sisselberger, Lehigh, Jr., FO
3.15 – Connor DePiero, Holy Cross, Fr., FO
3.22 – Bailey Savio, Loyola Maryland, Sr., FO
3.29 – Stevie Grabher, Military West Level, Jr., So., FO
4.5 – Mike Sisselberger, Lehigh, Jr., FO/M
4.12 – Mike Sisselberger, Lehigh, Jr., FO/M
4.19 – Mike Sisselberger, Lehigh, Jr., FO/M
4.26 – Mike Sisselberger, Lehigh, Jr., FO/M
Males’s Lacrosse Goalkeeper of the Week
2.15 – Sam Shafer, Loyola Maryland, Sr., GK
2.22 – Wyatt Schupler, Military West Level, Jr., GK
3.1 – Wyatt Schupler, Military West Level, Jr., GK
3.8 – James Spence, Lehigh, Sr., GK
3.15 – Matt Garber, Boston College, Jr., GK
3.22 – Matt Garber, Boston College, Jr., GK
3.29 – Spencer Rees, Navy, Sr., GK
4.5 – Sean Collins, Colgate, Jr., GK
4.12 – Wyatt Schupler, Military West Level, Jr., GK
4.19 – Wyatt Schupler, Military West Level, Jr., GK
4.26 – Spencer Rees, Navy, Sr., GK
Males’s Lacrosse Rookie of the Week
2.15 – Seth Higgins, Loyola Maryland, Fr., M
2.22 – Seth Higgins, Loyola Maryland, Fr., M
3.1 – Jon Jarosz, Navy, Fr., A
3.8 – Charlie Cunniffe, Lafayette, Fr., A
3.15 – John Mathes, Lafayette, Fr., M
3.22 – Tommy Bourque, Boston College, Fr., M
3.29 – Charlie Cunniffe, Lafayette, Fr., A
4.5 – Christian Quadrino, Boston College, Fr., A
4.12 – Scott Cole, Lehigh, Fr., A
4.19 – Peter Lehman, Lafayette, Fr., A
4.26 – Peter Lehman, Lafayette, Fr., A
ABOUT THE PATRIOT LEAGUE
The Patriot League is in its fourth decade of educational and athletic achievement, frequently demonstrating that student-athletes can excel at each teachers and athletics with out sacrificing excessive requirements. The Patriot League’s athletic success is achieved whereas its member establishments stay dedicated to its founding precept of admitting and graduating student-athletes which can be academically consultant of their class. Participation in athletics at Patriot League establishments is seen as an essential part of a well-rounded schooling.