Four lacrosse players honored by Liberty League
Contact: Jim Taylor (315) 859-4685
April 11, 2011
Four Hamilton College men's and women's lacrosse players were honored by the Liberty League on April 11 when the league announced its weekly award winners.
Sarah Bray '11 (Rockville, Md./Connelly School of the Holy Child) was a women's co-offensive performer of the week pick, Meg Pengue '12 (Fairfield, Conn./Fairfield Warde HS) was a women's co-defensive performer of the week selection and Martha Plack '14 (Timonium, Md./Garrison Forest School) received the women's rookie of the week award. All three were honored for the first time this year.
Luke Sisler '14 (Waterbury Center, Vt./St. Paul's School [N.H.]) was named a men's co-rookie of the week. The award is Sisler's first.
Bray posted seven goals, seven assists, seven ground balls, 10 draw controls and four caused turnovers in a 3-0 week. She became the fourth player in program history to eclipse 200 points in a career. Bray leads the league with 2.62 assists per game, and is ranked fourth with 4.75 points per game, tied for third with 3.25 ground balls per game, tied for fifth with 2.62 draw controls per game and fifth with 1.62 caused turnovers per game.
Pengue boasted nine ground balls and eight caused turnovers in a 3-0 week. She led a defense that allowed just 10 goals in three games, including a shutout in an 18-0 win against Vassar College on April 8. She leads the league with 2.12 caused turnovers per game, and is tied for third with 3.25 ground balls per game.
Plack recorded four goals and six assists in two league wins. She is ranked eighth in the league with 1.20 assists per game.
The Hamilton women (7-1 overall, 2-0 Liberty) are No. 2 in this week's Division III Top 20 coaches poll. The Continentals play three road games this week. Hamilton is at Ithaca College for a non-league game on Wednesday, April 13. The Continentals travel to St. Lawrence University on Friday, April 15, and Clarkson University on Saturday, April 16, in league play.
Sisler scored three goals and picked up three ground balls in two league games. He has eight goals and one assist in nine games. The Hamilton men (7-2 overall, 1-2 Liberty) host Clarkson University in league play on Saturday, April 16.