Apr 14, 2015, 1:18 PM EDT
PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Cole Shafer • Drexel University
Sophomore | Attack | Coquitlam, British Columbia/Charles Best
Sophomore Cole Shafer scored three goals, including the overtime game-winner, and had an assist for four points in Drexel’s 9-8 win against Delaware. Shafer scored the game winner from his knees after picking up a loose ball in front of the cage with 2:03 left in OT. It was Shafer’s 11th career hat trick.
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK:
Michael Kay • Drexel University
Freshman| A | San Diego, Calif./Cathedral Catholic
Freshman Michael Kay registered a career-high three assists in Drexel’s 9-8 overtime win against Delaware. Kay connected with teammate Cole Shafer to tie the game early in the second quarter. He also assisted on another Shafer strike in the third quarter. Late in the fourth, Kay fed Mitch de Snoo to put the Dragons ahead, 8-7.
CAA Men’s Lacrosse Week in Review
Towson 8, Fairfield 7: With seven different goals scorers, the Tigers improved to 3-0 in CAA play for the first time since 2010 as Towson topped Fairfield on the road. Max Siskind was the only player in the game with multiple goals, finishing with two to help the Tigers end Fairfield’s five-game winning streak. Fairfield saw seven different Stags touch the back of the net as well.
Drexel 9, Delaware 8 (OT): Sophomore Cole Shafer picked up a loose ball and scored the game-winning goal with 2:03 to play in overtime as Drexel defeated Delaware, 9-8, at Vidas Field. Delaware rallied from a three-goal deficit to force the extra period, but Shafer’s third goal of the game moved Drexel to 6-6 overall and 2-1 in CAA play. Tom Holland led the Blue Hens with three goals while Brian Kormondy had a pair of goals and an assist.
UMass 8, Hartford 15: A pair of extended Hartford scoring streaks put the Hawks by UMass men’s lacrosse, 15-8. The Minutemen received multi-goal games from Brendan Hegarty, Andrew Sokol, and Grant Whiteway.
Hofstra: The Pride dropped a pair of non-league contests this week, falling at home to Marist, 11-8, and at No. 10/10 Cornell, 14-5. Steve Romano recorded his first career hat trick against Marist while rookie Dylan Alderman had two goals and an assist against the Red Foxes.
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