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


By Katie Green, Manager of Athletic Communications and Media

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Cole Gingell of Madonna (Mich.) has been named the NAIA National Men’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week and Evan Schuster of Indiana Tech has been named the NAIA National Men’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
Cole Gingell, Madonna (Mich.)
6-0, FR, Northville, Mich.

  • Gingell led his team to a 2-0 week with wins over No. 7 Lourdes (Ohio) and RV Lawrence Tech (Mich.).
  • Weekly Stats
    • 5 goals, 2.5 average
    • 15 shots on goal, 7.5 average
    • Five assists

Defensive Player of the Week
Evan Schuster, Indiana Tech
FR, G, Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Schuster recorded double-digit saves in wins over two top-ranked teams.
  • Weekly Stats
    • 26 saves
    • 18 goals against
    • 596 save percentage

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Offensive Player of the Week Nominees: Pearson Willis, Ottawa (Kan.); Chris Jackson, Montreat (N.C.) 

Defensive Player of the Week Nominees: Carson Davis, Ottawa (Kan.); Jacob Brown, Tennessee Wesleyan


2017-18 Men's Lacrosse Composite Award Winners (Offensive, Defensive)

Week 1 (February 28): Nick DiFranco, Cumberlands (Ky.), Matthew Waeckerle, Saint Mary (Kan.) 

Week 2 (March 07): Patrick DeMoss, Tennessee Wesleyan, Jared Morgan, St. Ambrose (Iowa) 

Week 3 (March 14): Jake Padden, Reinhardt (Ga.), Connor Mills, Reinhardt (Ga.) 

Week 4 (March 21): Gary Cutler, Madonna (Mich.), Cole Gingell, Madonna (Mich.) 

Week 5 (March 28): Evan Schuster, Indiana Tech, Will McKinney, Indiana Tech 

Week 6 (April 04): Evan Schuster, Indiana Tech, Billy Dineen, Saint Mary (Kan.) 

Week 7 (April 11): Evan Schuster, Indiana Tech, Cole Gingell, Madonna (Mich.)


Invitational Information

NAIA Lacrosse Championship
Sports Rules - Lacrosse (M)