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2018 NAIA Women's Lacrosse Players of the Week No. 9 (April 24)

WLAX_ Benedictine (Kan.)

By Katie Green, Manager of Athletic Communications and Media

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Mary Mcenerney of Benedictine (Kan.) has been named the NAIA National Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week and Kacey Moore of Benedictine 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 16 - 22 and were chosen out of a pool of conference and unaffiliated group winners.

Offensive Player of the Week
Mary Mcenerney, Benedictine
5-5, SO, A, Overland Park, Kan.  

  • Mcenerney led her team to its second straight regular-season championship.
  • Weekly Stats
    • 16 goals, 4.0 average
    • 34 shots on goal, 8.5 average
    • Seven assists

Defensive Player of the Week
Kacey Moore, Benedictine
5-6, SO, M, Mill Creek, Wash.

  • Moore helped her team to an undefeated week with wins over Midland (Neb.), Missouri Valley, Ave Maria (Fla.) and Saint Mary (Kan.).
  • Weekly Stats
    • Three caused turnovers
    • Eight ground balls
    • Also contributed 14 goals, 21 draw controls and 10 assists

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Nominees: Samantha Tullar, Cumberlands (Ky.); Anna Curcuru, Aquinas (Mich.) 

Nominees: Emily Heim, Cumberlands (Ky.); Sam Vikstrom, Indiana Tech

 

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

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.) 

Week 8 (April 18): Sam Vikstrom, Indiana Tech, Avery Blackmon, Georgetown (Ky.) 

Week 9 (April 25): Kacey Moore, Benedictine (Kan.), Mary Mcenerney, Benedictine (Kan.)

 

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