KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Avery Blackmon of Georgetown (Ky.) was named as the NAIA women’s lacrosse offensive player of the week and Rachel Kidwell of Georgetown was named as the NAIA women’s defensive player of the week. The duo was chosen out of a pool of conference and group winners.
Offensive Player of the Week
Avery Blackmon, Georgetown
5-7, SR, M, Woodstock, Ga.
- Blackmon helped her team to an undefeated week with wins over No. 6 Lawrence Tech (Mich.) and Cleary (Mich.).
- Weekly Stats
- Totaled 15 goals, 7.5 average
- Totaled 6 assists, 3.0 average
- Totaled 20 shots with 18 on goal
Defensive Player of the Week
Rachel Kidwell, Georgetown
5-4, SR, G, Cincinnati, Ohio
- Kidwell aided in the Tigers 2-0 week as she kept each opponent to only seven goals.
- Weekly Stats
- Totaled 16 saves
- Goals against nine
- Save percentage of 0.625
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Nominees: Morgan McGhee, Reinhardt (Ga.); Cassandra Allard, Concordia (Mich.); Natalie Wechter, Benedictine (Kan.)
Nominees: Amanda Archer, Concordia (Mich.); Jovanna Romeo, Tennessee Wesleyan; Taryn St. Louis, Benedictine (Kan.)
2018-19 Women's Lacrosse Composite Award Winners (Defensive, Offensive)
Week 1 (February 27): Jessica Covell, Keiser (Fla.), Alexandra Millican, Point (Ga.)
Week 2 (March 06): Rachel Kidwell, Georgetown (Ky.), Avery Blackmon, Georgetown (Ky.)