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Men’s Lacrosse Athletes of the Week: April 15, 2019

men's lacrosse athletes of the week for April 15, 2019

Offensive Player of the Week

Matthew Rougeot (Eastern Connecticut) - Senior – Attack – Cheshire, Conn.
Rougeot was named the Little East Conference Men's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week after tallying 11 goals and one assist in a 1-1 week for the Warriors. He scored eight goals in Eastern Connecticut's 14-13 victory over UMass Boston, including the game-winner 3:33 into overtime. He also found the back of the net three times and had one assist in a 15-12 setback to cross-state rival Western Connecticut earlier in the week.

Defensive Player of the Week

Sam Hornblower (Southern Maine) – Senior – Defense – Portland, Maine
Hornblower was named Little East Conference Men's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week after causing six turnovers and scooping up five ground balls in the Huskies' 10-9 conference victory over UMass Dartmouth, the team's lone game of the week.

Goalie of the Week

Perry Cassidy (Western Connecticut) – Sophomore – East Setauket, N.Y.
Cassidy was named the Little East Conference Men's Lacrosse Goalie of the Week for the second time this season after going 2-0 with an 8.00 goals against average and a .576 save percentage for the Colonials in a pair of conference victories. He tallied 14 saves while allowing just two goals over 45 minutes in a 21-3 rout of Castleton.

Rookie of the Week

Jack Lombardo (Eastern Connecticut) - Freshman – Long Stick Midfielder – Berlin, Conn.
Lombardo was named the Little East Conference Men's Lacrosse Rookie of the Week after totaling five ground balls and one caused turnover in both of the Warriors' conference games last week, which included Eastern Connecticut 14-13 win over 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)
April 8 - Cameron Russell (Castleton)

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)
April 8 - Charles Molloy IV (Keene 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)
April 8 - Brandon Myron (Castleton)

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)
April 8 - Kevin Swenson (UMass Dartmouth)