Women's Lacrosse Weekly Report - Feb. 25
PLAYERS OF THE WEEK:
Kelli Joran • Drexel
Downingtown, Pa./Downingtown East, Sr., Midfielder
Joran earns her first CAA Player of the Week award of the season after tallying six goals and three assists in two games last week. In Drexel's home opener last Wednesday, Joran registered three goals and two assists, while also winning five draw controls and causing a turnover in a 12-6 win at La Salle. On Saturday, Joran led the attack with three goals and an assist to help the Dragons upset No. 11 Penn, 11-8.
Caitlin McCartney • Delaware
Doylestown, Pa./Archbishop Wood, So., Midfielder
McCartney had an impressive week for the Blue Hens, registering six goals and leading Delaware to two victories. McCartney recorded a hat trick with four ground balls and two caused turnovers in the Blue Hens' 14-6 victory at Monmouth Friday night. The reigning CAA Rookie of the Year scored the game-winning goal Sunday to give Delaware a 7-6 victory over Denver. She finished the game with three goals, one draw control, and two caused turnovers.
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK:
Kara Dattellas • Delaware
Camillus, N.Y./West Genesee, Fr., Attacker
Dattellas earns her first Rookie of the Week honor after helping Delaware to two non-conference victories last week. Dattellas scored her second career goal while recording a game-high seven ground balls and four draw controls in the Blue Hens' victory at Monmouth Friday night. She followed that up on Sunday with two more ground balls and a draw control against Denver.
Seven different players scored a goal in the Blue Hens' 14-6 win over Monmouth Friday. Chelsea Fay scored four goals for her sixth career hat trick.
Delaware's Caitlin McCartney is the first Blue Hen player to start the season with three straight hat tricks since All-American Missy Meharg scored three or more goals in each of the first five games of the 1985 season.
The Drexel women's lacrosse team scored their first win over Penn since 1993, upsetting the No. 11 Quakers at Franklin Field, 11-8. The Dragons are now 3-0, which marks the best start since 2010.
JMU goalkeeper Schylar Healy made a career-high 14 saves in the Dukes' 11-5 season-opening victory over California.
Towson's Sarah Maloof registered four goals in the Tigers' 13-10 loss to No. 15 Georgetown. Towson goalkeeper Kelsea Donnelly posted a career-high 11 saves.
Hofstra is off to its best start since 2009, sitting at 3-0 to open the season. The Pride have had eight different goal scorers score 21 of their goals this season, with 51% of those goals coming from underclassmen.
George Mason's Rachel Obregon recorded her first hat trick of the season and fourth in her career recording four goals against Brown in the Patriots' home opener.James Madison's Casey Ancarrow is among 50 players named to the watch list for the 2013 Tewaaraton Trophy, given to the nation's top college lacrosse player. The Tewaaraton Trophy is presented annually following the collegiate season to the top female and male varsity collegiate lacrosse players in the United States. Tewaaraton is the name the Mohawk Indian nation gave to its game, the forerunner of present-day lacrosse. This annual watch list is made up of the top players across all three NCAA divisions of collegiate competition.