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SSC Athletes of the Week: March 6 – March 12

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via press release   Men’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week Nick Wynne / Florida Tech / Sr. / Attack / Sykesville, Maryland Wynne earns Offensive Player of the Week after leading Florida Tech to a wins over Chestnut Hill and No. 5 Seton Hill. The senior recorded a goal and an assist as the Panthers defeated Chestnut Hill 12-11. He also picked up four ground balls in the victory. Wynne tallied a hat trick to guide the Panthers in a 5-3 upset win over No. 5 Seton Hill. The Sykesville, Maryland native scored the game winner with 30 seconds to play. After a 2-0 week, the Panthers are now 3-4 on the season. Men’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week Daniel Flock / Florida Tech / Jr. / GoalKeeper / Ellicott City, Maryland Flock has been named the Defensive Player of the Week after helping Florida Tech to a 2-0 record on the week, including an upset of No. 5 Seton Hill. The Ellicott City, Maryland native recorded a season-best 19 saves holding Seton Hill to 13 goals below their season average in the 5-3 FIT victory. Flock also had 13 saves and three ground balls in a 12-11 win over Chestnut Hill. The Panthers are now 3-4 on the season. Men’s Lacrosse Specialist of the Week Mitch Wilson / Saint Leo University / Jr. / Midfield / Orchard Park, New York Wilson has earned his second Specialist of the Week honor after posting an 88.1 winning percentage in faceoffs during the week after going 37-for-42. The Orchard Park, New York native went 22-for-24 in the faceoff circle while also recording a career high 15 ground balls as the Lions defeated Westminster 16-9. Wilson also went 15-for-18 and added 13 ground balls to help the Lions to a 26-3 victory over Emmanuel. Saint Leo is now 5-1 on the season.   Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week Hannah Ashton / Rollins College / Fr. / Berwyn, Pennsylvania Ashton has been named the Offensive Player of the Week for the second time after she tallied six goals, one assist, and eight draw controls. In a 13-9 upset victory over No. 7 Limestone, Ashton scored four goals and accounted for five draw controls. The Berwyn, Pennsylvania product then scored two goals, had one assist, and three draw controls in a win against Alabama-Huntsville. With the play of Ashton the Tars increase their win streak to five game and are 6-2 overall. Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week Dani Bursinger / Florida Southern College / So. / Midfield / Powell, Ohio Bursinger has been selected as the Defensive Player of the Week after winning 22 draw controls, picking up six ground balls, and causing two turnovers in three games. Against Fort Lewis, Bursinger had eight draw controls, four ground balls, and a caused turnover in a 20-10 victory. She followed that performance with five draw controls in an 18-2 victory over West Virginia Wesleyan. Then in an 11-8 victory over No. 8 Queens, the Powell, Ohio native tallied five draw controls and one ground ball. On the offensive end, the sophomore scored four goals and three assists. Bursinger, the SSC leader in Draw Controls per game, increases her average to 5.10 as the Mocs improve their record to 8-2.    

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