HADLEY, Mass. - Middlebury and Wesleyan had their seasons come to a close last week during the 2009 NCAA Mens Lacrosse Tournament. The Panthers picked up a 13-5 win at Wesleyan on Wednesday afternoon but fell victim to Cortland St. on Sunday by a 16-8 score.
HADLEY, Mass. - Middlebury and Wesleyan both advanced out of the second round of the 2009 NCAA Mens Lacrosse Tournament on Saturday afternoon. The Panthers and the Cardinals will now meet for the third time this season on Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. in Middletown, Conn. in the quarterfinals. The only conference squad that was unable to move out of the second round was Tufts, as the Jumbos fell victim to Western New England on Saturday 12-9.
HADLEY, Mass. - Wesleyan senior attacker Russ Follansbee (Deerfield, Mass.) was named NESCAC Player of the Week for May 4, 2009. Follansbee collected 11 points on eight goals and three assists to lead the Cardinals to the 2009 NESCAC Mens Lacrosse Championship, the programs first conference crown. He finished the championship with 16 points, just two shy of the all-time tournament record.
HADLEY, Mass. - Bowdoin sophomore goalkeeper Jake McCampbell (Medfield, Mass.) received NESCAC Player of the Week honors for April 27, 2009. McCampbell was solid in net for the Polar Bears over three wins last week, posting a 7.33 goals against average and a .656 save percentage. McCampbell recorded 42 total saves, an average of 14 a game, including 18 in Bowdoins 11-8 victory over Trinity in the quarterfinals of the 2009 NESCAC Mens Lacrosse Championship on Sunday.
HADLEY, Mass. - Middlebury senior midfielder Mike Stone (Boston, Mass.) was named NESCAC Player of the Week for April 20, 2009. Stone continued his torrid scoring pace for the Panthers, tallying 11 goals along with an assist to help his team go 2-0 last week. Stone now has 26 goals in his last five games.
HADLEY, Mass. - Trinity junior attacker Harper Cullen (Rehoboth Beach, Del.) was named NESCAC Player of the Week for April 13, 2009. Cullen led the Bantams in scoring during a 2-0 week, tallying nine goals. He also contributed three ground balls during the week.
HADLEY, Mass. - Seniors Mike Stone (Boston, Mass.) of Middlebury and Mike Borrero (Bayport, N.Y.) of Wesleyan shared NESCAC Player of the Week honors for April 6, 2009. Stone tallied seven goals and two assists while also scooping up three ground balls in road victories over Amherst and Bowdoin last week. Borrero posted a .773 save percentage and a 2.86 goals against average over a pair of Cardinal wins last week, stopping 17 of 22 shots during 105 minutes of work.
HADLEY, Mass. - Middlebury junior attacker Pete Smith (Wilton, Conn.) received NESCAC Player of the Week honors for March 30, 2009. Smith had a 10-point week as the Panthers went 2-0, earning victories over Washington & Lee and Colby. Smith also scooped up nine ground balls during the week. He leads the Panthers and is second in the NESCAC with 20 assists through six games.
HADLEY, Mass. - Colby junior attacker Whit McCarthy (Darien, Conn.) earned NESCAC Player of the Week honors for March 23, 2009. McCarthy collected nine goals and two assists during a 2-0 week for the Mules, as he played a part in 11 of Colbys 18 goals last week. McCarthy started the week with four of his teams seven tallies in a 7-6 win over Wheaton on Tuesday. He then added five goals and an assist in Saturdays 11-8 decision over Trinity.
HADLEY, Mass. - Tufts senior attacker Clem McNally (Far Hills, N.J.) was named NESCAC Player of the Week for March 16, 2009. McNally posted 12 goals and an assist over two victories for the Jumbos last week. On Tuesday at Lasell, McNally scored five goals during a 22-8 Tufts victory. He followed on Saturday against Colby with seven tallies - tying a single-game career-high - and one assist during a 14-9 win over the Mules.
HADLEY, Mass. - Bowdoin sophomore goalkeeper Jake McCampbell (Medfield, Mass.) and Tufts sophomore attacker D.J. Hessler (Monkton, Md.) shared NESCAC Player of the Week honors for March 9, 2009. In his first career start, McCampbell stopped 18 shots to lead the Polar Bears past Wesleyan 4-3 on Saturday. Hessler had 10 points with four goals and six assists during the Jumbos 15-6 victory over Amherst.