Maryland and Penn State Earn Women’s Lacrosse Weekly Honors

March 15, 2016

Co-Offensive Player of the Week
Taylor Hensh, Maryland
So. – M – Woodstock, Md. – Marriotts Ridge

• Scored a career-high four goals and added an assist en route to five total points in the Terrapins’ 14-9 victory over No. 3 Syracuse
• Went 2-for-3 on free position attempts and tallied her first career assist
• Collects her first career Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week plaudit
• Last Maryland Offensive Player of the Week: Zoe Stukenberg (Feb. 23, 2016)

Co-Offensive Player and Freshman of the Week
Madison Carter, Penn State
Fr. – A – Davidsonville, Md. – South River

• Scored a combined 10 goals, averaging 5.00 points per game in the Nittany Lions’ road wins at James Madison and Vanderbilt
• For the week, recorded a shot percentage of .833, scoring her 10 goals on just 12 shots
• Scored six goals on seven shots in the 18-17 overtime win at James Madison
• Scored four goals on five shots at Vanderbilt
• Earns her second career Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor
• Collects her second Big Ten Freshman of the Week plaudit
• Last Penn State Offensive Player of the Week: Steph Lazo (March 8, 2016)
• Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Madison Carter (Feb. 23, 2016)

Defensive Player of the Week
Taylor Cummings, Maryland
Sr. – M – Ellicott City, Md. – McDonogh

• Helped lead Maryland’s defensive effort in a 14-9 win over No. 3 Syracuse
• Caused three turnovers and scooped up four ground balls as the Terrapins held the Orange five goals below their season average
• Contributed offensively with a hat trick in the second half
• Currently leads the Big Ten with 3.00 ground balls per game, and is fourth with 3.60 draw controls per contest
• Earns her third career Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honor
• Last Maryland Defensive Player of the Week: Megan Taylor (March 1, 2016)