SSC Athletes of the Week: Feb. 25 – March 3


via SSC press release


Men’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week

Sean Nolan / Florida Southern College / Fr. / Attack / Westchester, New York

Nolan earns Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in Florida Southern’s record-breaking 35-6 win over Emmanuel College. The freshman from Westchester, New York tallied five goals and seven assists against the Lions. Nolan took 11 shots, eight on goal, and picked up two ground balls during the game. Florida Southern’s 35 goals set a new NCAA Division-II record for goals in a game.

Men’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week

Daniel Flock / Florida Tech / Sr. / Goalie / Ellicott City, Maryland
Flock takes Defensive Player of the Week for his goaltending performance in Florida Tech’s 12-10 win over Lenoir-Rhyne University. The Ellicott City, Maryland product registered 23 saves after facing 48 shots in the game, finishing with a 69.7% save percentage. The Panthers went 19-for-22 on clears and held the Bears to one extra-man goal on five opportunities. Flock’s 23 saves are a new Florida Tech record for saves in a game, and the win ties him for first in program history for career wins with 18.

Men’s Lacrosse Specialist of the Week

Jordan Williams / Saint Leo University / So. / FO / Clermont, Florida
Williams was selected Specialist of the Week for his performance in Saint Leo’s 24-8 win over Georgian Court University. The Clermont, Florida product went 20-for-29 (68.9%) in faceoffs and picked up 12 ground balls against the Lions. Through five games this season, Williams has won 54 faceoffs and picked up 24 ground balls.

Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week

Janee DeLuca / Saint Leo University / Jr. / Attack / East Syracuse, New York
DeLuca is awarded Offensive Player of the Week for her efforts in Saint Leo’s wins over the University of Mount Olive (12-11, 2OT) and Edinboro University (17-6). Against the Trojans, DeLuca tallied three points from three goals off six shots. She then tallied five points off five goals from eight shots against the Fighting Scots. For the week, the East Syracuse, New York native had eight points and added two ground balls.

Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week

Claire Swanson / University of Tampa / Jr. / Midfield / Cheyenne, Wyoming
Swanson takes Defensive Player of the Week honors for her performance in Tampa’s 20-19 overtime loss to No. 9 Regis University. The junior had 11 draw controls, paired with four ground balls and three caused turnovers. Additionally, the Cheyenne, Wyoming product had three goals and two assists against the Rangers. The Spartans went 33-for-36 on clearing attempts and forced 14 turnovers during the game.