Kevin Benzing and Heather Schwartzburg earned Player of the Week awards from the respective leagues. Benzing, the men’s lacrosse goalie, was named the ECAC Defensive Player of the Week. He stopped a career high 21 shots in the Bobcats first ever ECAC win against Hobart. On the season, Benzing’s save percentage is tops in the nation at .674 and goals against average is third in the nation at 6.66.
Schwartzburg was awarded the NEC Pitcher of the Week for the second straight week. Schwartzburg pitched 20 innings this week, allowing one run on six hits and striking out 33 while picking up one win. She now has 126 strikeouts on the season in just 85 innings pitched.