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SSC Athletes of the Week: February 5 – 11

  via press release   Men’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week Kyle Pauwels / Saint Leo University / Sr. / Attack / Kamloops, British Columbia Pauwels racked up nine points from three goals off five shots and six assists in Saint Leo’s 20-6 win over Lincoln Memorial University. Four of Pauwels’ six assists came in the opening six minutes of action. The Kamloops, British Columbia native picked up three ground balls in the victory while only turning the ball over once. Men’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week Thomas Tatarian / Saint Leo University / Jr. / Goalkeeper / Shoreham, New York Tatarian led the Saint Leo defense in a 20-6 win over Lincoln Memorial University on Saturday. In 60 minutes of action, Tatarian faced 44 shots, 24 on goal. The Shoreham, New York tallied 18 saves while allowing six goals for a .750 save percentage. Men’s Lacrosse Specialist of the Week Ian Heggblod / Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University / Fr. / Midfield / Saint Augustine, Florida Heggblod was selected as the Men’s Lacrosse Specialist Player of the Week after he won 11-of-13 faceoffs in Embry-Riddle’s 12-3 loss to Chowan University. The Saint Augustine, Florida native also registered four ground balls in the Eagles’ first-ever game.   Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week Lauren Tybor / Florida Tech / So. / Midfield / Jacksonville, Florida Tybor had a career game to lead No. 6 Florida Tech to a dominant 22-7 season-opening victory over No. 17 Molloy College on Friday. The sophomore paced the Panthers with a career-high eight points on a career-best six goals and one assist. Tybor also gathered a game-high seven draw controls to go along with five ground balls and two caused turnovers. Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week Bridget Sutter / University of Tampa / Fr. / Goalkeeper / Evergreen, Colorado Sutter is awarded Defensive Player of the Week after her performance in the upset against the No. 11 Rollins Tars. Sutter made her college debut starting for the Spartans and playing the entire 60 minutes against a ranked opponent. The Tars shot at Sutter 17 times, and the freshman recorded 11 saves, only giving up six goals to Rollins. The Colorado native starts her college career with a 64.7 saving percentage.