Notebook: Towson's Wascavage, Loyola's Acton earn weekly honors

On women's side, Towson's Coogle and Navy's DePompeo and Generi pick up awards

April 01, 2013|The Baltimore Sun

Towson senior goalkeeper Andrew Wascavage (St. Mary’s Ryken) received Colonial Athletic Association Co-Player of the Week honors Monday after a 19-save performance in a 7-6 win over then-No. 19 Hofstra on Saturday.

It is the first conference honor for Wascavage, who shared the award with Penn State goalie Austin Kaut. Wascavage is ranked in the top five in the nation this week in saves per game (fourth, 13.82) and save percentage (fifth, .608).

Other Division I men’s honor: Loyola senior defenseman Reid Acton was named Eastern College Athletic Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Week after helping the Greyhounds hold Ohio State to just four goals and 23 shots in a 9-4 win Saturday in Columbus. Acton shared this week’s award with Air Force’s Kyle O’Brien.

Division III men’s honors: York sophomore attackman Tyler Hutson (Winters Mill) and St. Mary’s senior defender Justin Harty were named the CAC men’s lacrosse Players of the Week. Hutson was chosen as the Offensive Player of the Week after scoring 11 goals and adding three assists for 14 points in two nonconference victories for the Spartans. Harty earned Defensive Player of the Week honors after forcing seven turnovers and collecting six ground balls during the team’s fourth straight win, a one-goal decision over CAC rival Frostburg State. ... Wesley senior midfielder Michael McQuarrie (C. Milton Wright) received special mention from the CAC; he won 17 of 20 faceoffs (85 percent) and collected a game-high eight ground balls in the Wolverines’ CAC loss to Mary Washington.

Division III men’s poll: Stevenson (9-1) rose two spots to No. 3 in the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Division III coaches’ poll. Salisbury (10-2) moved up one spot to No. 6, and Washington College (8-1) dropped from No. 4 to No. 9.

Division I women's honors: After her six-goal performance in a 14-9 comeback win at Delaware on Sunday, Towson junior midfielder Rhiannon Coogle (North Harford) was honored as the Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week. Coogle led the Tigers with seven goals in two games last week. The career-high six goals scored were the most in a single game by a Tiger since Hillary Fratzke scored six against Richmond in 2010. Coogle has scored a goal in eight straight games and has posted a point in all nine of the Tigers’ contests this season. She leads the team in goals scored (15) and is third on the team in points (16). ... Navy senior Jasmine DePompeo was picked as the Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week for the fourth straight week, and sophomore Loren Generi was named Midfield Player of the Week.

Division III women's honors: St. Mary’s senior attacker Emily Shafer and York (Pa.) senior midfielder Leah Schultz (Seton Keough) were honored as the CAC Co-Offensive Players of the Week. York senior defender Katie Vautier (Archbishop Spalding) was selected as the Defensive Player of the Week. ... McDaniel sophomore midfielder-attacker Danielle Entrot (Centennial) was named the Centennial Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season.

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