2017 NESCAC Men's Lacrosse Players of the Week

March 6, 2017
Michael Fahey
Michael Fahey
Williams College
Senior • Attack • Manhasset, N.Y.

Fahey registered three of his six points in the fourth quarter, including the game-winning goal with 7:27 remaining, and also assisted on four goals to help the Ephs open the 2017 season with a 15-12 win over Trinity Sunday. Fahey also collected three ground balls in the victory.  

Weekly Release #1
March 13, 2017 
 

March 13, 2017
Kyle Weber
Kyle Weber
Bates College
Senior • Midfield • Chagrin Falls, Ohio

Weber erupted for nine goals in Bates’ 23-17 victory over Amherst on Sunday, keeping the Bobcats (4-0) undefeated and tying the team’s 20-year-old single-game scoring record. Weber, whose previous career best was four goals, added two ground balls and a caused turnover. 

Weekly Release #2
March 13, 2017 
 PJ Kelleher

PJ Kelleher
Connecticut College
Sophomore • Attack • Walpole, Mass.

Kelleher set a single-game scoring record with 13 points to lead the Camels past MIT, 25-12. Kelleher tied a school record with eight goals and assisted on five others against the Engineers. He added three goals and an assist in a 12-6 win against Roger Williams. He is tied for first in the NESCAC with 20 points.

Weekly Release #2

March 20, 2017
Harry Stanton
Harry Stanton
Wesleyan University
Junior • Attack • New Canaan, Conn.

Stanton played an instrumental role in Wesleyan’s 2-0 week. He totaled 14 points on 11 goals and three assists, and added six ground balls. In an 11-4 win over Vassar, he scored five goals and dished out an assist. He followed that up with a six-goal performance in the road against Middlebury, and added two assists in a thrilling 17-15 win. Stanton also recorded five ground balls.

Weekly Release #3
March 27, 2017 
Brett Kujala  

Brett Kujala
Bowdoin College
Junior • Attack • Maple Ridge, British Columbia

Kujala was outstanding in a pair of one-goal road wins against NESCAC opponents last week, racking up 14 points (including 10 goals). At Middlebury, Kujala scored four times and assisted on three others, cashing in on a pair of man-up scores in Bowdoin’s double-overtime win. At Williams, he scored six goals on seven shots and assisted on another in a one-goal victory.

Weekly Release #4

April 3, 2017
Jack Norton Jack Norton
Amherst College
Sophomore • Midfield • Newtown Square, Pa.

Norton helped Amherst to a pair of victories over Springfield (18-14) and Middlebury (20-11). Norton fired in a total of 13 goals, including eight in the win against Middlebury, and added an assist to go along with five goals against Springfield. He also picked up three ground balls, caused a pair of turnovers, and scored a man-up goal during the week.

Weekly Release #5
April 10, 2017 
Danny Murphy

Danny Murphy
Tufts University
Sophomore • Attack • Hauppauge, N.Y.

Murphy registered 17 points on 11 goals and six assists in a pair of wins as Tufts set a team record for consecutive wins at the start of a season (11). Against Williams, his four goals and two assists helped the Jumbos build a 13-3 lead. He finished with six goals and two assists. His added five goals and four assists versus Hamilton, including four tallies and two helpers during an 11-0 run.

Weekly Release #6

April 17, 2017
Colin Minicus Colin Minicus
Amherst College
First Year • Attack • Darien, Conn.

Amherst earned a 15-14 double-overtime victory over Connecticut College, and posted to a 21-15 win over Tufts thanks to a 17-point effort on the week from Minicus. He dished out eight assists in the Mammoths’ triumph over the Jumbos. He scored four goals, including the game-tying goal to force overtime, and added five assists versus the Camels. He collected eight ground balls for the week.


Weekly Release #7
April 10, 2017 
 

April 24, 2017
Charlie Fay Charlie Fay
Bates College
Senior • Midfield • Falmouth, Maine

Fay tallied 11 goals and two assists for 13 points in a 2-0 week for the Bobcats. He scored five goals in the first quarter of Bates’ 19-18 win at Tufts, and finished with six goals, one assist and three ground balls. Fay added five goals and an assist in a 16-14 win at Connecticut College, as the Bobcats set a team record with their 12th victory. Fay has a career-high 46 goals and 14 assists this season.


Weekly Release #8
April 24, 2017 
Harry Stanton

Harry Stanton
Wesleyan University
Junior • Attack • New Canaan, Conn.

Stanton helped guide the Cardinals to wins over Skidmore and Tufts. He totaled 16 points on 12 goals and four assists. Against Skidmore, he scored four times and dished out two assists, while also picking up two ground balls. He led Wesleyan’s comeback effort over the Jumbos as he tied a program record with eight goals, while adding two assists for 10 points. He scored four goals in the fourth quarter, including the game-tying goal at 16-16 with 2:32 to play in regulation.

Weekly Release #8

May 1, 2017
Charles Midgley Charles Midgley
Middlebury College
Sophomore • Goalie • Scarborough, N.Y.

Midgley made a career-high 24 saves as sixth-seeded Middlebury knocked off third-seeded Amherst in the NESCAC Quarterfinals. Seven of his saves came in the fourth quarter as the Panthers picked up the win. Earlier in the week, he made 10 saves in a NESCAC road victory at Williams to help Middlebury earn the sixth seed.

Weekly Release #9
May 8, 2017
Carter Hawthorne

Carter Hawthorne
Wesleyan University
Sophomore • Attack • Massapeque, N.Y.

Hawthorne tallied 11 points on four goals and seven assists as Wesleyan defeated Tufts in the NESCAC Semifinals, 17-12, and Middlebury in the final, 9-8. He totaled eight points in the win over the Jumbos, scoring three goals and dishing out five assists. In the NESCAC Championship game, he scored the game-tying goal with 8:48 to play in regulation, and assisted on two others.

Weekly Release #10

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