Rogers and Nardella Earn BIG EAST Men's Lacrosse Weekly Awards

Notre Dame's Sean Rogers was named BIG EAST Men's Lacrosse Player of the Week, while Joseph Nardella from Rutgers earned BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week honors.  

Rogers scored twice in a 6-5 win against No. 19/18 Drexel, including the gamewinner. The senior attackman also picked up a career-high three ground balls. With 4:42 left in the contest, he scored the winning goal to give the Irish a 6-5 victory. His first goal gave the Irish their first lead of the game (3-2) midway through the third quarter.
 
Nardella won 13-of-16 faceoffs (.813) against Lafayette to help the Scarlet Knights to a 9-6 victory. The freshman midfielder scooped up five ground balls.
 
BIG EAST Honor Roll
Travis Comeau, Georgetown, Jr., A
Comeau scored a career-high six goals to lead the Hoyas to a 12-7 win against Detroit Mercy. He also grabbed four ground balls.
 
Patrick Murray, Georgetown, Jr., D
In his second start, Murray collected five ground balls and caused three turnovers, helping the Hoyas to a 12-7 win against Detroit Mercy.
 
Kevin Randall, Notre Dame, Sr., D
Randall was part of an Irish defense that allowed just five goals in a 6-5 win against No. 18 Drexel. The Dragons entered the game averaging 10 goals per game. Notre Dame held Drexel scoreless for a streak of 33:27. Randall also picked up two ground balls and caused two turnovers.
 
Dillon Ayers, St. John's, Jr., D
Ayers had five ground balls and three turnovers in an 8-5 win against Siena. He anchored a defense that had its best outing since holding Providence to five goals in April of 2010.
 
Derek Maltz, Syracuse, So., A
Maltz recorded a career-best five points and posted the first hat trick of his career in SU's 14-10 loss at No. 1/1 Virginia. He had a hand in all four Orange goals in the second half, scoring three times and assisting on another.