Maryland, Ohio State and Penn State Earn Weekly Men’s Lacrosse Awards
March 6, 2018


Offensive Player of the Week 
Connor Kelly, Maryland
M – Sr. – Easton, Conn. – Avon Old Farms
• Became the fourth player in Maryland’s history, and the first since 1979, to record 10 points in a game and the third player in program history to record seven assists in a game
• Set a new Big Ten single-game records for points and assists
• Earns his third career Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor and the second of the season
• Last Maryland Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week: Logan Wisnauskas (Feb. 27, 2018)

Defensive Player of the Week
Matt Borges, Ohio State
Jr. – D – Garden City, N.Y. – Garden City
• Caused four turnovers and grabbed 10 groundballs in OSU’s two games
• Scooped up five groundballs in each game and helped Ohio State’s defense hold Detroit scoreless for over 25 minutes in the third and fourth quarters while OSU came from behind to win
• The 2016-17 Academic All-Big Ten honoree collects his first career Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week plaudit
• Last Ohio State Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week: Ryan Terefenko (Feb 20, 2018)

Specialist of the Week
Gerard Arceri, Penn State
So. – FO – St. James, N.Y. – Smithtown East
• Won 18 of 20 faceoffs for a 90 percent winning percentage over the weekend
• Also scooped up 13 groundballs and scored one goal
• Earns his sixth career Big Ten Specialist of the Week honor and the third of the season
• Last Penn State Big Ten Specialist of the Week: Gerard Arceri (Feb. 27, 2018)

Freshman of the Week
Justin Shockey, Maryland
FO – Potomac, Md. – Landon
• Won a career-high 15-of-22 faceoffs against No. 8 Notre Dame and picked up a career-high 11 groundballs
• Went 10-for-11 in the second half, putting the game out of reach for the Irish
• Earns his first career Big Ten Freshman of the Week
• Last Maryland Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Logan Wisnauskas (Feb. 27, 2018)

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

Feb. 27
O/F: Logan Wisnauskas, MD
D: Kyle Pless, Jr., RU
S: Gerard Arceri, So., PSU

March 6
O: Connor Kelly, Sr., MD
D: Matt Borges, Jr., OSU
S: Gerard Arceri, So., PSU
F: Justin Shockey, MD