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2018 NAIA Men's Lacrosse Players of the Week No. 5 (March 27)

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By Katie Green, Manager of Athletic Communications and Media

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Will McKinney of Indiana Tech 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 March 19 - 25 and were chosen out of a pool of conference and unaffiliated group winners.

Offensive Player of the Week
Will McKinney, Indiana Tech
6-4, SR, M Savage, Minn.

  • McKinney recorded a team-best nine points assists in the rout over then-No. 5 SCAD Savannah (Ga.) to push IndianaTech's record to 6-0 in their nonconference finale. He also recorded the game-winning goal in the contest.
  • Weekly Stats
    • Five goals
    • Eight shots on goal
    • Four assists

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

  • Schuster made 12 saves in the win over then-No. 5 SCAD Savannah to help Indiana Tech stay perfect on the season. He also picked up his third collegiate win and allowed only two goals in the second half of the contest.
  • Weekly Stats
    • 12 saves, 12.0 average
    • Five goals against
    • 0.706 save percentage

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Offensive Player of the Week Nominees: Anthony Incesti, St. Ambrose (Iowa); Roderick Williams, Tennessee Wesleyan; Brendan Buckley, SCAD Savannah (Ga.) 

Defensive Player of the Week Nominees: Patrick DeMoss, Tennessee Wesleyan; Jackson Bryan, SCAD Savannah (Ga.)

 

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

 

 

Invitational Information

NAIA Lacrosse Championship
Sports Rules - Lacrosse (M)