ECAC Lacrosse Weekly Honors and Notebook
CENTERVILLE, Mass. – The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) has announced the winners of the league’s weekly lacrosse honors.
ECAC LACROSSE OFFENSIVE PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Turner Evans, The Ohio State University
(Junior; Attack - Peterborough, Ontario)
Evans averaged five points per game over the first two games of the season for Ohio State, with two goals and eight assists. At Johns Hopkins, he had a career high three assists, marking just the second multiple assist game of his career. Against UMass, he topped that mark with five assists and added a goal for a career-best six-point night. He assisted on the Buckeyes’ final three goals of the game as the squad came back to force overtime in the fourth quarter. He also assisted on two third-quarter goals as the Buckeyes fought to even the score, with his goal in the second quarter pulling the Buckeyes within one. He is on a 10-game point streak, with 20 goals, 11 assists and 31 points in the stretch.
Eric Warden, Fairfield University
(Senior; Midfield - Glen Mills, Pa.)
Against the University of Delaware, Warden scored a career-best five goals, converting on six shots on goal, and added an assist for a career-best six points in Fairfield’s 18-8 victory. He put the Stags ahead for good in the first quarter with an unassisted tally. He also picked up a ground ball.
ECAC LACROSSE DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Will Haas, Bellarmine University
(Senior; Goalkeeper - Columbus, Ohio)
Haas earned his first career win in his first collegiate start against Robert Morris University on Saturday. The senior turned aside a career high 18 shots in 60 minutes between the pipes and collected a pair of groundballs in the 10-7 triumph. Haas also picked up a rare assist in the Knights’ season opening victory.
ECAC LACROSSE SPECIALIST OF THE WEEK
Michael Roe, Fairfield University
(Senior; Midfield/Face-off-Lutherville, Md.)
Roe was instrumental in Fairfield’s season opening win over Delaware, winning 10 of 24 face-offs for the Stags. The senior also scooped up four ground balls en route to being named the ECAC Specialist of the Week for the fifth time in his career.
ECAC LACROSSE ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Tucker Ciessau, Bellarmine University
(Freshman; Attack-Scituate, Mass.)
Ciessau played a major role in Bellarmine’s season opening win over Robert Morris. Playing in his first collegiate game, Ciessau led the Knights to a 10-7 win over the Colonials by netting four goals and collecting three ground balls.