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Bennett Drake - AE Men's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week

UAlbany Sports Information   04-24-2017

ALBANY, N.Y. – UAlbany’s Bennett Drake has been selected as the America East Men’s Lacrosse Player of the Week, the league announced on Monday.

This is Drake’s first-ever America East weekly honor.  As a team, UAlbany has 13 weekly awards this season, including a total of six offensive player of the week selections.

The senior on the first midfield helped UAlbany take two important games this week, a 10-4 victory at Binghamton to secure the America East regular season title and a 13-12 comeback victory vs. #12/11 Yale in at Casey Stadium.

Drake started the week with two goals in the victory over Binghamton.  Then against Yale, he earned a team-high four goals, adding one assist, including the game-tying goal and the game-winning assist to Mitch Laffin with 34 seconds remaining in the contest.

Drake and the Great Danes will prepare to take on Hartford at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium at 7 p.m.  For ticket information for all remaining home games, visit ualbanysports.com/tickets or call the UAlbany ticket office directly at 518-442-DANE.

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