Sunshine State Conference Weekly Awards: February 13-19
Men’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week
Isaiah Hines / Embry-Riddle / Jr. / Attack / Dallas, Texas
Hines secures Offensive Player of the Week after setting the Embry-Riddle program record for goals and points in a game. The Attack from Dallas, Texas set the program records with nine goals and 10 points in the Eagles’ 18-15 win over Montevallo on the road. Hines’ nine-goal performance ties Lucas Claude of Florida Southern (3/28/18 vs. Alabama-Huntsville) for the second-most single-game goals in SSC history. The junior also scored a game-high four goals in ERAU’s 18-10 road win at Alabama – Huntsville. Hines totaled 13 goals, three assists, five ground balls, and one caused turnover on the week. Hines scored his 13 goals on 25 shots and 23 shots on goal.
Men’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week
Matthew Beddow / Tampa / Sr. / LSM-Defender / San Diego, California
Beddow takes Defensive Player of the Week following his performances in Tampa’s wins against Flagler (22-7) and No. 3 Lenoir-Rhyne (13-9). The San Diego product tallied a game-high four caused turnovers and picked up two ground balls as the Spartans held the Lenoir-Rhyne to their lowest scoring total this year. Against Flagler, Beddow picked up four ground balls for the Spartans and caused a turnover. The weekly award is the third of his career.
Men’s Lacrosse Specialist of the Week
Michael Flores / Saint Leo / Jr. / FOS / Apopka, Florida
Flores grabs Specialist of the Week for his performance in the X against Montevallo and Alabama-Huntsville. The Apopka, Florida product won 19 of 28 faceoffs and picked up 15 ground balls in SLU’s loss at UAH. Flores took 12 of 24 faceoffs at Montevallo and picked up eight ground balls in the Lions’ loss. Flores also scored in both contests and added an assist against UAH. The weekly award is the second of his career.
Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week
Abigail Cawley / Rollins / Sr. / Attack / Bernardsville, New Jersey
Cawley led Rollins to a win over No. 5 Grand Valley State to garner Offensive Player of the Week honors. She tallied game-highs in goals (4), assists (5), points (9), and caused turnovers (2) in the win. The senior from Bernardsville, New Jersey, scored her four goals off six total shots, all of which were on goal.
Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week
Gina Verrone / Florida Southern / Gr. / Defender / Flanders, New Jersey
Verone snags Defensive Player of the Week honors following her performance in Florida Southern’s road wins at No. 23 Mount Olive (21-12) and No. 13 Wingate (14-12). The Flanders, New Jersey native paced Florida Southern with a game-high 12 draw controls, two caused turnovers, and a ground ball against Mount Olive. She followed with an eight-draw control day against Wingate, adding four ground balls and three caused turnovers in the win.