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Men’s Lacrosse Athletes of the Week: April 8, 2019

men's lacrosse athletes of the week for April 8, 2019

Offensive Player of the Week

Cameron Russell (Castleton) - Junior – Midfield – St. Albans, Vt.
Russell was named the Little East Conference Men's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week after tallying nine goals and netting a pair of game-winners in a 2-0 week for the Spartans. He scored six goals in Castleton's 12-10 win at UMass Boston, including the game-tying and game-winning goals in the fourth quarter, and potted the game-winner with 3:13 left in the first overtime period as part of his three-goal day in an 11-10 win over Eastern Connecticut.

Defensive Player of the Week

Charles Molloy IV (Keene State) – Senior – Defense – Guilford, Conn.
Molloy was named Little East Conference Men's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season after causing leading a defensive unit that held a pair of conference opponents to four goals per game. He had seven ground balls and a caused turnover in a 19-3 win over Eastern Connecticut before picking up two more ground balls and causing a turnover in a 25-5 win at Salem State.

Goalie of the Week

Brandon Myron (Castleton) – Senior – Rensselaer, N.Y.
Myron was named the Little East Conference Men's Lacrosse Goalie of the Week after going 2-0 with a 9.94 goals against average and a .556 save percentage for the Spartans last week. He notched 17 saves in a 12-10 conference victory at UMass Boston, and held the Beacons off the board in the fourth quarter to allow Castleton to record the come-from-behind win. The senior had then posted an eight-save effort as the Spartans once again came from behind to post an 11-10 conference win over Eastern Connecticut.

Rookie of the Week

Kevin Swenson (UMass Dartmouth) - Freshman – Attack – Ipswich, Mass.
Swenson was named the Little East Conference Men's Lacrosse Rookie of the Week after going totaling three goals and 11 ground balls in a 1-1 week for the Corsairs. He scored a pair of goals and scooped up eight ground balls in a 10-8 conference victory over in-state rival UMass Boston.

Previous Athlete of the Week Recipients

Offensive Player of the Week
February 25 - Donald Schaumloffel (Western Connecticut)
March 4 - Donald Schaumloffel (Western Connecticut)
March 11 - Brett Chin (Eastern Connecticut)
March 18 - Dave Wiedenfeld (Keene State)
March 25 - Donovan Prozinski (UMass Dartmouth)
April 1 - Connor Delea (Plymouth State)

Defensive Player of the Week
February 25 – Alexi Fauzey (UMass Dartmouth)
March 4 - Matthew Kolasinski (Western Connecticut)
March 11 - Trevor Ross (Eastern Connecticut)
March 18 - Jake Coombes (UMass Dartmouth)
March 25 - Charles Molloy IV (Keene State)
April 1 - Chuck Harrington (Plymouth State)

Goalie of the Week
February 25 – Cameron Dixson (UMass Boston)
March 4 – Perry Cassidy (Western Connecticut)
March 11 - Jack Farrell (Eastern Connecticut)
March 18 - Ted McCaffery (UMass Dartmouth)
March 25 - Ted McCaffery (UMass Dartmouth)
April 1 - Stephen Balcher (Salem State)

Rookie of the Week
February 25 – Donald Schaumloffel (Western Connecticut)
March 4 - Donald Schaumloffel (Western Connecticut)
March 11 - Nick James (Southern Maine)
March 18 - Kyle Henry (Salem State)
March 25 - Shane Molloy (Keene State)
April 1 - Stephen Balcher (Salem State)