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Men's Lacrosse Weekly Award Winners: Week 3

Western Connecticut's John Ward

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OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK - Connor Delea (Manchester, N.H.), Freshman, Attack, Plymouth State

Delea was named LEC Player of the Week after netting four goals on five total shots in a 14-12 victory over Norwich, the Panthers only game of the Week. He also had one ground ball and one caused turnover in the win. 

Plymouth State men's lacrosse DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK - John Ward (Mahopac, N.Y.), Sophomore, Midfielder, Western Connecticut

Ward earned LEC Defensive Player of the Week honors after leading a stout defensive effort in the Colonials 15-5 victory over Manhattanville last week, in which he contributed three goals on five shots. 

GOALIE OF THE WEEK - Zel Kerkel (Loudon, N.H.), Junior, Plymouth State

Kerkel picked up LEC Goalie of the Week honors after totaling a career-high 15 saves as the Panthers picked up a 14-12 win over Norwich in their only game of the Week. Plymouth State entered the fourth with an 11-9 lead, and Kerkel tallied five saves while allowing three goals on the Cadets 17 total shots in the frame. 

Eastern Connecticut's Connor Hillemeir ROOKIE OF THE WEEK - Connor Hillemeir (Farmington, Conn.), Freshman, Midfielder, Eastern Connecticut

Hillemeir earned LEC Rookie of the Week laurels after winning 16-of-18 faceoffs and picking up 15 ground balls in a 1-1 week for the Warriors. He was 6-for-6 on faceoffs with five ground balls and scored one goal in a 13-8 win over 13-8 victory over Johnson & Wales (R.I.). The freshman was 10-of-12 at X and picked up 10 ground balls at Whittier.