Maryland, Johns Hopkins and Ohio State Earn Weekly Men’s Lacrosse Honors

April 18, 2017

Offensive Player of the Week

Matt Rambo, Maryland

Sr. – A – Glenside, Pa. – LaSalle College High School

  • Scored four goals and added five assists to help lead Maryland to a pair of road wins over top-11 opponents last week
  • Scored two goals and added an assist in the 12-11 win over No. 5/6 Albany
  • Scored a pair of goals and tallied four assists in the 13-12 triple overtime win at No. 11/11 Rutgers
  • Earns his second career Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor and second this season
  • Last Maryland Offensive Player of the Week: Colin Heacock (Feb. 28, 2017)

Defensive Player of the Week

Robert Kuhn, Johns Hopkins

So. – LSM – Moorestown, N.J. – Moorestown

  • Guided the Blue Jays’ defensive effort in a 13-11 win over nationally ranked Penn State
  • Gathered a career-high seven ground balls and caused two turnovers
  • Earns his first Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week award
  • Last Johns Hopkins Defensive Player of the Week: Nick Fields (Feb. 8, 2017)

Co-Specialists of the Week

Dan Morris, Maryland

Jr. – G – Dallas, Texas – Dallas Jesuit

  • Totaled 28 saves in the cage in Maryland’s two road wins over nationally ranked Albany and Rutgers
  • Collected 12 saves in the 12-11 victory at Albany
  • Secured a career-best 16 saves, including five in the overtime periods, in the 13-12 triple overtime victory at Rutgers, as Maryland remained unbeaten in Big Ten play
  • The two-time All-Big Ten selection earns his second career Big Ten Specialist of the Week honor and second this season
  • Last Maryland Specialist of the Week: Dan Morris (March 28, 2017)

 

 

Jake Withers, Ohio State

Sr. – M (FO) – Peterborough, Ontario – Thomas A. Stewart

  • Secured 20-of-23 faceoffs (.869) and gathered 11 ground balls in the Buckeyes’ win at Michigan
  • Contributed offensively with two goals
  • Earns his fourth career Big Ten Specialist of the Week honor and second this season
  • Last Ohio State Specialist of the Week: Jake Withers (March 21, 2017)

Freshman of the Week

Tre Leclaire, Ohio State

A – Surrey, British Columbia – Elgin Park

  • Scored three goals and added five assists en route to eight points in Ohio State’s win at Michigan
  • Recorded the most points and assists in a single game for an Ohio State player since 2015
  • Has recorded at least one point in each of his first 13 career games
  • Earns his third Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Ohio State Freshman of the Week: Tre Leclaire (March 28, 2017)