Greg Wall

UAlbany Duo Wins America East Men's Lacrosse Weekly Honors

UAlbany Sports Information   02-26-2018

ALBANY, N.Y. – Helping UAlbany to a dominant win over Drexel, two Great Danes earned America East men’s lacrosse weekly honors on Monday. 

Connor Fields was selected as the America East Offensive Player of the Week while Tehoka Nanticoke repeated as the league’s Rookie of the Week.

UAlbany has won five of the six conference weekly honors the past two weeks.  Nanticoke has three while Fields and JD Colarusso have one each.

The two helped UAlbany win its home opener over Drexel 18-5 on Saturday afternoon, being up 16-2 at the half.  UAlbany’s victory put the team at 2-0 overall and helped secure the #1 ranking in each the USILA Coaches Poll and the Inside Lacrosse Maverik Media Poll on Monday.

Fields earned a nine-point game against Drexel, one shy of his career best, off two goals and a career-high of seven assists, adding a ground ball.

Nanticoke had his second straight five-point day, finishing with three goals and two assists in the victory.

UAlbany stays at home for its next game, hosting Cornell on Saturday, March 3rd at 1 p.m.  For ticket information for UAlbany men’s lacrosse games, fans may contact the UAlbany ticket office at 518-442-DANE or ualbanysports.com/tickets.

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