Schimek Named Defensive Player of the Week, Dunn Given Nod as Offensive Player of the Week
MELBOURNE, Fla. (April 8, 2019) – After helping the Tars to back-to-back Sunshine State Conference victories last week, including a win over then-No. 14 Saint Leo, defender Evan Schimek and attackman Ryan Dunn have earned SSC Player of the Week honors.
This marks the second SSC Defensive Player of the Week award for Schimek of his career, and the first SSC Offensive Player of the Week award for Dunn.
Schimek was selected Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts in Rollins' wins over No. 14 Saint Leo University (11-10) and Florida Southern College (20-11). The Fort Lauderdale, Florida native caused six turnovers and picked up eight ground balls across the two conference games. Schimek's 2.50 caused turnovers per game ranks second in the SSC. Schimek and the Rollins defense went 36-41 on clears and allowed three man-down goals across the two games.
Dunn secures Offensive Player of the Week honors for his performance in the Tars' wins over No. 14 Saint Leo University (11-10) and Florida Southern College (20-11). Against the Lions, Dunn tallied three points from three goals and scooped up three ground balls. Facing the Moccasins, the Ridgefield, Connecticut product had four goals, two assists, and three ground balls. For the week, the junior attacker totaled nine points, six ground balls, and caused a turnover. Dunn is second in the league in goals per game (3.08) and fifth in points per game (4.08).
The Tars return to action on Wednesday, April 10, when they take on the University of Tampa Spartans in a mid-week road matchup. Game time against the Spartans is set for 8:00 pm. Fans who are unable to attend the contest can follow all of the action live on the Tars Sports Network at RollinsSportsLive.com, as well as with live stats on TarsStats.com.
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