Junior Earns National Honors for First Time in his Career
WINTER PARK, Fla. (April 23, 2019) – After a career day helped the Tars earn a 14-9 victory over Embry-Riddle in their regular season finale, Rollins junior attackman Ryan Dunn has earned a spot on this week's United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association's (USILA) Division II Team of the Week, organization officials announced Tuesday.
This marks the first USILA DII Team of the Week Award for Dunn in his career.
Dunn had a career day on Saturday evening, earning a personal best five goals and adding three assists for a new career high of eight points in one game. The Ridgefield, Conn. native's performance helped the Tars, who received votes on the latest polls last week, to a 14-9 victory over Embry-Riddle in their regular season finale. Dunn totaled eight shots and six shots on goal while adding five ground balls on the day.
Dunn is joined by nine additional players from across the country on this week's USILA Division II Team of the Week.
USILA D2 Team of the Week | Week 11 | April 23, 2019
Ryan Dunn, Rollins (Jr., A, Ridgefield, Conn.)
Dunn had a career day on Saturday, earning a personal-best five goals and adding three assists for a new career high of eight points in one game. The Ridgefield, Conn. native's performance helped the Tars to a 14-9 victory over Embry-Riddle on Saturday night.
Mark Andrejack, Adelphi (Sr., FO/M, Jamesport, N.Y.)
Played against Merrimack this week and helped Adelphi capture a 17-8 win over the defending national champions, winning 25-of-27 faceoff attempts and scooping up 16 ground balls.
Nicolas Racalbuto, Adelphi (Jr., A, Merrick, N.Y.)
Tallied a game-high eight points in a convincing win over defending national champion Merrimack. Earlier in the week he added another four goals against Bentley.
Brendan McDougal, Adelphi (Sr., GK, Lynbrook, N.Y.)
Picked up 23 saves in a 2-0 week for Adelphi, allowing just 10 goals through the week. He managed 10 saves against Merrimack, holding them to their lowest scoring output this season
Daniel Keenan, Pace (Sr., A, Mount Sinai, N.Y.)
Keenan led the 11th-ranked Setters to another two wins last week. The senior racked up 13 points on nine goals and four assists in victories over Franklin Pierce and Bentley
Clark Walter, Limestone (Jr., M, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia)
Poured in six goals to lead the Saints to a 12-10 win at No. 12 Mount Olive. He powered a 3-0 spurt with a pair of goals to help Limestone overcome a two-goal deficit early in the second half
Luke Stephens, Montevallo (Fr., MF, Hoover, Alabama)
Stephens set a new NCAA Division II men's lacrosse record after winning 34 total face offs as he finished 34-of-42 in face offs against Shorter in the Falcons' 30-8 win over the Hawks in GLVC play
Thomas Vaesen, Montevallo (So., A, Victoria, British Columbia)
Vaesen tied his career high with 11 goals and 14 total points in the Falcons' 30-8 win over Shorter in GLVC play, with both his goal total and total points ranking among the top-5 in NCAA Division II men's lacrosse
Dryden Brous, Lynn (Jr., FOS, Ocean City, Md.)
Brous was fantastic at the dot, winning 19-of-23 faceoffs with 10 ground balls. He had 12 faceoff wins before halftime and only lost one draw (7-of-8) in the second half and OT
Bobby Chillianis, Mercy (Sr., A, Bethpage, N.Y.)
Had game-high six points on two goals and four assists in Mercy's win over No. 5 LIU Post on Saturday
The Tars return to action on Thursday, April 25, when they take on the University of Tampa Spartans in the Sunshine State Conference Tournament Semifinals. Game time against the Spartans is set for 8:00 p.m. at the Naimoli Athletic Complex. Fans who are unable to attend the game will be able to follow all of the action live on the Tars Sports Network as well as the Sunshine State Conference Digital Network, as well as with live stats on TarsStats.com.
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