Maryland and Rutgers Earn Weekly Women’s Lacrosse Awards
Feb. 20, 2018


Offensive Player of the Week

Megan Whittle, Maryland

Sr. – A – Glenwood, Md. – McDonogh

  • Tallied a team-high five goals to lead No. 1 Maryland past No. 5 Florida, 16-14
  • Scored three straight goals in 1:29 to put Maryland up, 15-9, midway through the second half
  • The 2016-17 Academic All-Big Ten honoree earns her third career Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor and the first of the season
  • Last Maryland Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week: Caroline Steele (May 2, 2017)

 

Defensive Player of the Week

Regina Sharp, Rutgers

Jr. – D – Suffern, N.Y. – Suffern

  • Grabbed a total nine groundballs and caused five turnovers in Rutgers’ two wins over LIU Brooklyn and Monmouth
  • Caused a team-high four turnovers in the win at LIU Brooklyn
  • Collects her first career Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week plaudit
  • Last Rutgers Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week: Bianca Dente (May 3, 2016)

 

Freshman of the Week

Taralyn Naslonski, Rutgers

M – Randolph, N.J.  – Randolph

  • Tallied four goals and three assists for six points in wins over LIU Brooklyn and Monmouth
  • Scored her first-career hat trick in second-career game against LIU Brooklyn
  • Earns her first Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Rutgers Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Abbey Brooks (March 22, 2016)

 

 

2018 Big Ten Women’s Lacrosse Players of the Week

Feb. 13

O: Selena Lasota, Jr., NU

D: Lizzie Colson, So., MD

F: Taylor Pinzone, NU

 

Feb. 20

O: Megan Whittle, Sr., MD

D: Regina Sharp, Jr., RU

F: Taralyn Naslonski, RU