Maryland, Ohio State, Penn State and Rutgers Earn Weekly Men’s Lacrosse Awards
Feb. 20, 2018


Offensive Player of the Week

Connor Kelly, Maryland

Sr. – M – Easton, Conn. – Avon Old Farms

  • Led Maryland to a pair of non-conference victories, totaling 13 points on eight goals and five assists
  • Posted career-highs in points (8) and assists (4) against Marist, before scoring four more goals, including the game-winner, at High Point
  • Earns his second career Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor and the first of the season
  • Last Maryland Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week: Matt Rambo (April 18, 2017)

 

Defensive Player of the Week

Ryan Terefenko, Ohio State

So. – M – Sinking Spring, Pa. – Wilson

  • Led the Ohio State defense that held Hofstra scoreless for 13:48 in the fourth quarter of Ohio State’s 9-7 victory over Hofstra
  • Collected two ground balls, caused a turnover and scored a goal in the Buckeyes win
  • Collects his first career Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week plaudit
  • Last Ohio State Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week: Freddy Freibott (April 25, 2017)

 

Specialist of the Week

Gerard Arceri, Penn State

So. – FO – St. James, N.Y. – Smithtown East

  • Won 20 of his 27 faceoffs in Penn State’s 15-8 victory against Stony Brook, with a career high .741 faceoff win percentage
  • Grabbed a career-best 16 ground balls and tallied three points, with two goals and his first-career assist
  • Earns his fourth career Big Ten Specialist of the Week honor and the first of the season
  • Last Penn State Big Ten Specialist of the Week: Colby Kneese (April 4, 2017)

 

Freshman of the Week

Tommy Coyne, Rutgers

A – Naperville, Ill. – Naperville Central

  • Scored his first three goals and added an assist for four points for Rutgers against then-No. 12 Army in his third-career game
  • Recorded his first career hat trick in a span of 1:14 in the second quarter, which helped rally Rutgers on the road from a 5-1 deficit to a 5-5 tie at halftime
  • Earns his first Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Rutgers Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Kieran Mullins (May 2, 2017)

 

 

2018 Big Ten Men’s Lacrosse Players of the Week

Feb. 6

O: Ryan Keenan, Sr., PSU

D: Garrett Michaeli, Jr., RU

S: Christian Feliziani, So., OSU

F: Jack Kelly, PSU

 

Feb. 13

O: Mac O’Keefe, So., PSU

D: Curtis Corley, Jr., MD

S: Brock Turnbaugh, Sr., JHU

F: Jackson Reid, OSU

 

Feb. 20

O: Connor Kelly, Sr., MD

D: Ryan Terefenko, So., OSU

S: Gerard Arceri, So., PSU

F: Tommy Coyne, RU