2019 NAIA Men's Lacrosse Players of the Week ? No. 6

2019 NAIA Men's Lacrosse Players of the Week ? No. 6

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Gavin Banks of Reinhardt (Ga.) was named as the NAIA men’s lacrosse offensive player of the week and Kody Swann of Cumberlands (Ky.) was named as the NAIA men’s lacrosse defensive player of the week. The duo was chosen out of a pool of conference and group winners.

Offensive Player of the Week
Gavin Banks, Reinhardt  
5-9, SO, A, Dallas, Ga.

  • Banks led his team to a 2-0 week with wins over No. 9 Keiser (Fla.) and Missouri Baptist
  • Weekly Stats
    • Totaled 12 goals, 6.0 average
    • Totaled 18 shots with 15 on goal
    • Grabbed three ground balls

Defensive Player of the Week
Kody Swann, Cumberlands (Ky.)
6-1, SR, M, Newburg, Md.

  • Swann set a new single game record in face-offs that set the Patriots up for a 2-0 week.
  • Weekly Stats
    • Totaled 18 ground balls
    • Won 33-of-47 face-offs (0.691)
    • Also added one assists to his stat line

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Nominees: Tyler French, Saint Mary (Kan.); Hunter East, Keiser (Fla.); Cam Rogers, Aquinas (Mich.) 

Andrew Neller, Indiana Tech; Xavier Nero, Ottawa (Kan.); Marco Olortegui, Keiser (Fla.)


2018-19 Men's Lacrosse Composite Award Winners (Offensive, Defensive)
Week 1 (February 27): Jake Padden, Reinhardt (Ga.), Cole Gingell, Madonna (Mich.) 
Week 2 (March 06): Jake Padden, Reinhardt (Ga.), Bennett Jarrett, Reinhardt (Ga.) 
Week 3 (March 13): Will Settle, Cumberlands (Ky.), Jake Gallaher, Siena Heights (Mich.) 
Week 4 (March 20): Ross Wiseman, SCAD Savannah (Ga.), Brendan Oles, Lawrence Tech (Mich.) 
Week 5 (March 27): Dillon Beal, Michigan-Dearborn, Devon Callaghan, Michigan-Dearborn 
Week 6 (April 03): Kody Swann, Cumberlands (Ky.), Gavin Banks, Reinhardt (Ga.)


Source: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics


Invitational Information

NAIA Lacrosse Championship

 May 6-9, 2019
Savannah, Ga.