May 8, 2006
Gabe Wood, Middlebury
(Senior, Defender - Tacoma, Wash.)
Wood had a stellar week on defense for Middlebury, helping his squad capture the 2006 NESCAC Men’s Lacrosse Championship. The senior had a dozen ground balls in two games over the weekend, while successfully clearing the ball on several occasions. Wood scored the championship goal as time expired on Sunday, going end-to-end while Middlebury was a man down to give his club a 10-9 win over Wesleyan.
May 1, 2006
Henry Sheehan, Middlebury
(Senior, Attack - Newport, R.I.)
Sheehan played a big part in helping Middlebury secure the number-one seed for the 2006 NESCAC Men’s Lacrosse Championship. He started the week with a goal and five assists to help the Panthers defeat Williams on Wednesday, 11-7. Sheehan then scored a pair of goals - including the game-winner with 1:11 remaining - as Middlebury earned a 9-8 come- from-behind win at Bates. Sheehan leads his squad this season with 34 points on 12 goals and 22 assists through 12 games.
April 24, 2006
Clem McNally, Tufts
(Freshman, Attack - Far Hills, N.J.)
McNally scored a total of eight goals during a 2-0 week on the road for the Jumbos. McNally had three goals in a slim 11-10 victory over Western New England on Tuesday, followed by a five-goal performance - including the game-winner with 2:40 remaining in the second overtime - in an 8-7 win at Bates on Saturday.
April 17, 2006
Caddy Brooks, Colby
(Freshman, Attack - Darien, Conn.)
Brooks had six goals and five assists in a 2-0 week for the Mules. Wednesday afternoon, Brooks collected two goals and three assists in a victory over New En-gland College. He continued his strong play on Saturday against Tufts, netting four goals along with two assists as the Mules defeated the Jumbos 17-9 for the first time since 1998. Brooks leads Colby in assists with 13, and is tied for the team lead in points with 30 (17-13-30).
April 10, 2006
Matt Erisman, Bates
(Junior, Attack - Nantucket, Mass.)
Erisman scored four goals along with contributing two assists in Bates’ 9-7 victory at NESCAC rival Colby on Wednesday. Erisman tallied the Bobcats’ first goal of the game, spurring a comeback from an early 4-0 deficit and allowing his squad to enter halftime tied at five-all. He started the second half by scoring the first three goals, giving Bates the eventual win. The Bobcats are 5-0 in NESCAC action and sport an unblemished 9-0 overall record to date.
April 3, 2006
Charlie Congleton, Wesleyan
(Junior, Goalkeeper - Groton, Mass.)
Congleton helped the Cardinals to a 2-0 record last week, stopping 25 of 34 shots faced (.735 save percentage). Working just the first half on Monday, Congleton made six saves while only allowing two goals. He then turned in a 19-save performance on Saturday at Middlebury, giving up just seven goals as Wesleyan came away with a 10-7 victory, ending a 16-game skid against the Panthers.
March 27, 2006
Andy Nelson, Bowdoin
(Senior, Midfielder - Marston Mills, Mass.)
Nelson posted a pair of hat tricks last week for the Polar Bears, helping his club to a 2-0 record in the process. Against Union on Wednesday, Nelson netted three goals during a 14-5 win. He followed with three more markers on Saturday against Springfield in a thrilling 11-10 win. Nelson is currently tied for the team lead in goals with 10 so far this season.
March 20, 2006
Kris Tedeschi, Trinity
(Sophomore, Attack - Norwell, Mass.)
Tedeschi collected nine goals and two assists during a 1-1 week for the Bantams. Tedeschi opened the week with four goals and two assists in a 18-6 victory over Western Connecticut St. He followed it up on Saturday by providing the bulk of the Trinity offensive attack, scoring a game-high five goals in a narrow 11-10 loss in overtime to NESCAC foe Bates.
March 13, 2006
Paul Kazarian, Bates
(Senior, Goalkeeper - Providence, R.I.)
Kazarian recorded 20 saves while allowing only six goals during the Bobcats’s 13-6 victory over Amherst Saturday afternoon. Bates is off to a 2-0 start this season.
(Sophomore, Attack - Old Greenwich, Conn.)
The 2005 NESCAC Rookie of the Year, Cabrera started the 2006 campaign with five goals on 10 shots during the Panthers’ 14-4 win over Colby. Cabrera netted a pair of key goals at the end of the third quarter to give Middlebury a 13-3 lead.