Connor Lade won BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week honors after leading St. John's this past week, while Providence's Jhojan Obando was named BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Week. Mamadou Doudou Diouf was tabbed as the BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week, while Andy Bevin from West Virginia earned BIG EAST Rookie of the Week honors.
Lade anchored a backline that allowed a total of just three shots on goal and 15 total shots in a pair of shutouts on the road in a 2-0-0 week for St. John's. After limiting No. 8/19 William & Mary to five shots, three on goal, in a 3-0 win, Lade and the defense allowed zero shots on goal against Boston University in a 1-0 victory.
Obando made 11 saves in a 2-0-0 week for Providence that included a 1-0 win over No. 11/13 Brown. Obando made six saves in a 2-1 win at Quinnipiac on Aug. 29 before posting a shutout against Brown with five saves in the Ocean State Classic.
Diouf notched eight points this past week for Connecticut as he scored a hat trick, including the gamewinner, in a 4-1 win against No. 7/12 California. Diouf also scored in a 2-1 victory against Michigan State earlier in the week.
West Virginia's Andy Bevin earns BIG EAST Rookie of the Week accolades after scoring all three of the Mountaineers' goals last week. Bevin scored against No. 4/7 Maryland in a 3-1 loss for WVU. He then scored the game-tying and game-winning goals against Binghamton on Friday in a 2-1 win.
BIG EAST WEEKLY HONOR ROLL
Steve Neumann, Georgetown, So., F
Has scored all three goals for GU this season, with a pair in a 2-0 win against Radford and one in a 1-0 double-overtime victory against Stanford.
Ryan Finley, Notre Dame, Jr., F
Scored three goals in two games at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic, helping the Irish to a 4-1 win against Dayton with a pair of goals as well as scoring in a 2-1 double-overtime loss to Saint Louis.
Lee Johnston, Pittsburgh, Fr., GK
Named to the Duquesne Invitational All-Tournament team after making eight saves and allowing just one goal in 200 minutes of a 1-0-1 week. The week included a 1-0 victory against Stony Brook and 1-1 tie against Valparaiso.
Max Garcia, Seton Hall, So., F
Scored a pair of goals to lead the Pirates to a 3-3 tie against Delaware. He fired eight shots, six of which were on target.
John Fogarty, Villanova, Sr., GK Made nine saves in a 1-0-1 week, posting his second shutout in a 1-0 win against Drexel and followed that with seven saves in a 1-1 tie against Colgate.