2019 NAIA Women's Lacrosse Players of the Week ? No. 5

2019 NAIA Women's Lacrosse Players of the Week ? No. 5

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Aiyanah Simms of Ave Maria (Fla.) was named as the NAIA women’s lacrosse offensive player of the week and Casey Monahan of Marian (Ind.) was names 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
Aiyanah Simms, Ave Maria
5-9, SO, Hendersonville, Tenn.  

  • Simms helped her team to a 3-0 week with wins over Nichols, Ottawa (Kan.) and Life (Ga.).
  • Weekly Stats
    • Totaled 12 goals, 4.0 average
    • Totaled 4 assists, 1.3 average
    • Totaled 24 shots with 17 on goal

Defensive Player of the Week
Casey Monahan, Marian 
5-3, JR, GK, Mifflinburg, Pa.   

  • Monahan held the No. 7 team in the country at bay just enough for No. 7 Marian to capture the upset.
  • Weekly Stats
    • Totaled 18 saves
    • Goals against 18
    • Save percentage of 0.633


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Nominees: Mary McEnerney, Benedictine (Kan.); Jordan Haeusser, Missouri Baptist; Katie Yarish, Reinhardt (Ga.); Jordan Mitchell, SCAD Savannah (Ga.); Jordan Bloch, Cleary (Mich.) (Mich.) 

Natalie Wechter, Benedictine (Kan.); Kaitlin Mills, Missouri Baptist; McKenna Mesclier, Indiana Tech; Shelby Gennaro, Reinhardt (Ga.); Emma Devereaux, SCAD Savannah (Ga.)


2018-19 Women's Lacrosse Composite Award Winners (Offensive, Defensive)

Week 1 (February 27): Jessica Covell, Keiser (Fla.), Alexandra Millican, Point (Ga.) 
Week 2 (March 06): Rachel Kidwell, Georgetown (Ky.), Avery Blackmon, Georgetown (Ky.) 
Week 3 (March 13): Bridgett Simmer, Life (Ga.), Jaclyn Berry, Cumberlands (Ky.) 
Week 4 (March 20): Olivia Stahl, SCAD Savannah (Ga.), Jaclyn Berry, Cumberlands (Ky.) 
Week 5 (March 27): Casey Monahan, Marian (Ind.), Aiyanah Simms, Ave Maria (Fla.)

Source: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

Invitational Information

NAIA Lacrosse Championship

 May 6-9, 2019
Savannah, Ga.