By Katie Green, Manager of Athletic Communications and Media
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kiarah Thomas of Ottawa (Kan.) has been named the NAIA National Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week and Marie Klonowski of Lawrence Tech (Mich.) has been named the NAIA National Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week, the National office announced Tuesday. The duo was selected based on their performances from March 12 -
Offensive Player of the Week Kiarah Thomas, Ottawa 5-8, JR, M, San Diego, Calif.
- Thomas led the team to a 2-0 week against Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.) and St. Ambrose (Iowa).
- Weekly Stats
- 18 goals
- 25 shots on goal
Offensive Player of the Week Marie Klonowski, Lawrence Tech 5-7, SR, G, Gurnee, Ill.
- Klonowski held the then ranked No. 4 Siena Heights (Mich.) to only two goals.
- Weekly Stats
- Four total ground balls, 4.0 average
- Five saves, only two goals against
- 0.714 save percentage
Offensive Nominees: Samantha Tullar, Cumberlands (Ky.); Jo Mitchell, SCAD Savannah (Ga.); Lauren Sanford, Aquinas (Mich.)
Defensive Nominees: Emily Crump, Cumberlands (Ky.); Andie Wagner, Ave Maria (Fla.); Kayla Saucedo, Ottawa (Kan.)
2017-18 Women's Lacrosse Composite Award Winners (Offensive, Defensive)
Week 1 (February 28): Alyssa Long, Lourdes (Ohio), Samantha Tullar, Cumberlands (Ky.)
Week 2 (March 07): Dallas Baker, St. Ambrose (Iowa), Samantha Tullar, Cumberlands (Ky.)
Week 3 (March 14):
Week 4 (March 21): Marie Klonowski, Lawrence Tech (Mich.), Kiarah Thomas, Ottawa (Kan.)