Women's Lacrosse Weekly Award

March 14, 2017

Offensive Player of the Week
Megan Whittle, Maryland
Jr. – A – Glenwood, Md. - McDonogh

  • Posted 10 goals and 12 points in two wins last week, including a victory vs. No. 4 Syracuse
  • Recorded three goals and two draw controls in a 21-13 win vs. Boston College
  • Set a career high with seven goals and nine points to help the Terps to a 17-7 win vs. the Orange
  • Also contributed two ground balls, one draw control and two caused TOs in the game
  • Her 3.50 goals per game average currently ranks 11th in the nation
  • This is Whittle’s second Offensive Player of the Week award of the season and her career
  • Last Maryland Offensive Player of the Week: Megan Whittle (Feb. 21, 2017)


Defensive Player of the Week
Megan Taylor, Maryland
So. – GK – Glenelg, Md. – Glenelg

  • Collected a combined 25 saves in two games to lead Maryland to another undefeated week as No. 1
  • Started the weekend by registering seven saves, two ground balls and one caused TO in a win vs. BC
  • Tallied a career-best 18 saves while allowing just seven goals vs. a top-20 scoring offense in the win vs. Syracuse
  • Ranks in the top 10 nationally in both GAA (8.20) and save percentage (.573)
  • This is the fourth Defensive Player of the Week award for Taylor this season and in her career
  • Last Maryland Defensive Player of the Week: Megan Taylor (March 7, 2017)

 

 


Freshman of the Week
Kali Hartshorn, Maryland
Fr. – M – Allentown, N.J. - Allentown

  • Notched seven goals and nine points in a pair of victories for the top-ranked Terps
  • Tied a career high with three goals to go along with one assist and six draw controls vs. the Eagles
  • Set a new career high vs. Syracuse with four goals, while also recording one assist, six draw controls and two ground balls
  • This is Hartshorn’s first career Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Maryland Freshman of the Week: Caroline Steele (May 3, 2016)


2017 Big Ten Women’s Lacrosse Players of the Week

Feb. 7
O:        Steph Lazo, Penn State
D:         Mallory Weisse, Northwestern
F:         Liza Hernandez, Ohio State

Feb. 14
O:        Steph Lazo, Penn State
D:         Megan Taylor, Maryland
F:         Liza Hernandez, Ohio State

Feb. 21
O:        Megan Whittle, Maryland
O:        Madison Carter, Penn State
D:         Jill Rizzo, Ohio State
O:        Liza Hernandez, Ohio State

Feb. 28
O:        Jen Giles, Maryland
D:         Megan Taylor, Maryland
F:         Liza Hernandez, Ohio State

March 7
O:        Miranda Ibello, Johns Hopkins
O:        Molly Wood, Ohio State
D:         Megan Taylor, Maryland
F:         Maggie Schneidereith, Johns Hopkins

March 14
O:        Megan Whittle, Maryland
D:         Megan Taylor, Maryland
F:         Kali Hartshorn, Maryland