Apr 7, 2015, 9:28 AM EDT
PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Joe Seider • Towson University
Sophomore | Attack | Sparks, Md./Hereford
Sophomore Joe Seider had a career-high tying game at Delaware on Saturday night, putting up five points on four goals and one assist, lifting Towson to a 12-7 win over the Blue Hens in their only game this week. Seider’s four goals tied a career-high and extended his scoring streak to 13 games. Seider also had two groundballs.
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK:
Will Fox • Fairfield University
Freshman| FO | Mullica Hill, N.J./St. Augustine Prep
Rookie Will Fox went 9-for-13 at the faceoff ‘X’ on Saturday and scooped up two groundballs in the Stags’ CAA win at UMass, their only game of the week. He went 6-for-7 in the second half to help Fairfield extend a one-goal halftime lead to 8-4 after three quarters and then hold off a late rally by the Minutemen.
CAA MEN’S LACROSSE WEEK IN REVIEW
Fairfield 10, UMass 9: The Stags won their fifth straight contest and remained undefeated in CAA play with a 10-9 win at UMass. Junior TJ Neubauer tallied four goals and three groundballs while sophomore Jake Knostman finished with three goals. The Minutemen had a furious fourth quarter comeback, scoring five times and pulling within a goal with just under three minutes remaining. UMass saw eight different players score including Buddy Carr who had their final two goals of the game.
Drexel 8, Hofstra 7: Senior Ryan Belka’s third goal of the game with just 14 seconds to play broke a 7-7 tie and gave Drexel a pivotal road conference win at Hofstra. Jimmy Joe Granito made a career-high 16 saves for the Dragons. Hofstra trailed by as much as three goals with four minutes remaining, but surged back to tie the game late. The game marked the second annual HEADStrong Hero Bowl, which will pay homage to cancer survivors while also serving as a tribute to those who have lost their battle against cancer.
Towson 12, Delaware 7: A trio of hat tricks and a hot first quarter led No. 16 Towson to a 12-7 win over host Delaware. Four goals from Joe Seider led the way as Max Siskind and Justin Mabus put away three goals apiece. Seider also had an assist to tie a career-high with five points. For Delaware, Tom Holland had two goals and an assist.
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