May 1, 2012

ECAC Women's Lacrosse Weekly Awards - May 1, 2012

ECAC Women’s Lacrosse Players of the Week (for the week ending April 29, 2012)

Division II

Offensive Player of the Week

Jackie Sileo – Long Island University, C.W. Post
Sophomore, Forward, Wantagh, N.Y.

Sileo broke the program record for single-season assists with 81 after a 1-1 week for the Pioneers.  The sophomore followed a two-goal, seven-assist game in a loss to West Chester with a two-goal, five assist performance in an overtime win against top-ranked Adelphi.

Defensive Player of the Week

Kelly Fucillo – LeMoyne College
Senior, Goalkeeper, Camillus, N.Y.

Fucillo made 17 saves to push the Dolphins to a 2-0 week.  The senior followed a three-save performance against American International with a 14-save game in a 14-8 win over No. 7 Stonehill.  Fucillo made seven saves in the second half to keep the Stonehill offense at bay.


Division III New England

Offensive Player of the Week

Nicky Drolet – Rhode Island College
Senior, Attack, Somersworth, N.H.

Drolet helped the Anchorwomen snap a 22-match conference losing streak against UMass Dartmouth last Wednesday, registering a career-high 10 points on eight goals and two assists en route to a 19-11 win.  The senior finished the week with 13 points on 11 goals and two assists.

Defensive Player of the Week

Molly Gleason – Plymouth State University
Freshman, Midfielder, Haverhill, Mass.

Gleason set the Plymouth State single-season record for draw controls, finishing the season with 106 after the squad’s 19-8 regular season finale win against Rhode Island College.  Gleason surpassed the old program record of 102 during a 2-0 week for the Panthers.  For the week, the freshman averaged seven draw controls per game.


Division III Mid-Atlantic

Offensive Player of the Week

Breana Kilpatrick – Fairleigh Dickinson University – Florham
Senior, Midfielder, Pennsauken, N.J.

Kilpatrick finished a 2-0 week with 14 points on 13 goals and one assist, helping the Devils clinch the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Freedom Conference Tournament.  The senior finished the week with an .813 shots on goal percentage, scoring five goals on 12 shots in an 18-13 win over Manhattanville on Tuesday and closed the week with eight goals on 13 shots in a 16-13 win against King’s (Pa.) on Saturday.

Defensive Player of the Week

Katelyn Crane – Rochester Institute of Technology
Junior, Goalkeeper, Palmyra, N.Y.

Crane helped the Tigers to a second place finish in the Liberty League regular season standings, earning a 2-0 record last week with solid play between the pipes.  The junior stopped a career-high 16 shots in a 15-9 win over William Smith on Friday and made nine saves in an 11-10 win over Union on Saturday.  Against Union, Crane made two saves off of free position attempts within the last minute to prevent the game from going into overtime.