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2018 NAIA Women's Lacrosse Players of the Week No. 7 (April 10)

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By Katie Green, Manager of Athletic Communications and Media

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jaclyn Berry of Cumberlands (Ky.) has been named the NAIA National Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week and Sam Vikstrom of Indiana Tech 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 April 2 - 8 and were chosen out of a pool of conference and unaffiliated group winners.

Offensive Player of the Week
Jaclyn Berry, Cumberlands
5-6, FR, Naples, Fla.   

  • Berry tied the program record for most assists in a game with six assists against Brenau (Ga.).
  • Weekly Stats
    • 11 goals
    • 13 assists
    • 16 shots on goal

Defensive Player of the Week
Sam Vikstrom, Indiana Tech
5-1, SR, M, Burnsville, Minn.

  • Vikstrom helped the Warriors to extend their win streak to six with three wins this week over Concordia (Mich.), NCAA Division III Illinois Tech and Madonna (Mich.).
  • Weekly Stats
    • 14 caused turnovers
    • 16 ground balls
    • Also contributed 11 goals and five assists

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Offensive Player of the Week Nominees: Kristina Scott, Indiana Tech; Georgia Miller, Ave Maria (Fla.); Kiarah Thomas, Ottawa (Kan.) 

Offensive Player of the Week Nominees: Emily Crump, Cumberlands (Ky.); Kayla Saucedo, Ottawa (Kan.); Madalyn Huber, Keiser (Fla.)


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): Kyli Towner, Keiser (Fla.), Lizzie Darrow, Benedictine (Kan.) 

Week 4 (March 21): Marie Klonowski, Lawrence Tech (Mich.), Kiarah Thomas, Ottawa (Kan.) 

Week 5 (March 28): Isabelle Vickers, Lawrence Tech (Mich.), Shannon Flaherty, SCAD Savannah (Ga.) 

Week 6 (April 04): Emily Crump, Cumberlands (Ky.), Samantha Tullar, Cumberlands (Ky.) 

Week 7 (April 11): Sam Vikstrom, Indiana Tech, Jaclyn Berry, Cumberlands (Ky.)


Invitational Information

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