NCAA Player Tracker: Another Great Week
April 14th, 2015
Another great week of NCAA lacrosse in the books and things continue to heat up as teams vy for spots in their extremely competitive conference tournaments and the stakes get higher, while the margin for error shrinks. This week saw a few western performers stand out on a national level. Below are our Players of the Week:
Wesley Berg (WCS) Berg, a weekly regular on our tracker, reached a career milestone this weekend when he broke Denver’s career points (217) and goals (158) records, in a win over St. Johns. Berg is currently on the Tewaarton Watch List.
Anthony Abadessa (AZ Force – WCS – Tropics) Arguably the most impactful freshman of the spring, Abadessa was unstoppable this weekend with six points on 4 goals, 2 assists in a 14-13 victory over Holy Cross.
Collins Gantz (Adrln All American- Tropics- Bryant) Gantz helped Bryant pick up a crucial conference win over Robert Morris, using his athleticisim to make plays and finished with 2 goals and 2 assists.
Brock Ghelfi (AZ Force – West Coast Starz – Tropics) & Zach Henkhaus (LA Lazers- West Coast Starz – Tropics) The two western midfielders played a huge role in helping the Bucknell Bison to the Headstrong Cup Trophy this weekend with a huge win over Lafayatte!
Adam Fishman (AZ Burn – West Coast Starz – Tropics) Fishman leads all scorers on a loss at Princeton finishing with 4 goals. He currently leads Dartmouth in goals.
Michael Kay (RC – West Coast Starz – Tropics) Kay, another of our more impactful freshman, was pivotal in a 9-8 Drexel victory over Delaware this weekend. He finished with a game high of 3 assists.
Trent Schulte (Laxdawgs – West Coast Starz – Tropics) Schulte has been a big part of the renewed success at Ohio Wesleyan from his LSM position. The Bishops are ranked in the top 5 and picked up a huge 9-8 win over arch rival Denison this weekend, with Schulte having 2 GB’s and 2 CT’s.
Challen Rodgers (West Coast Starz – Adrln All American) Rodgers has really been the catalyst in the emergence of the Stony Brook lacrosse team. Earning conference accolades last season, Rodgers currently sits third on the team in scoring with a whopping 37 points from the midfield, and finished last week with a 4-point game against UMass Lowell.
Check back next week to see which of our western players are making waves as things begin to heat up and conference tournaments are rapidly approaching.