Shanks leads Bellarmine in upset vs. Marquette; Doss stands tall for ND
Offensive Player of the Week
Austin Shanks | Bellarmine University
Sophomore | Attack | 5-10 | 185 | Whitby, Ontario
Bellarmine’s Austin Shanks led a 9-3 upset of then-No. 12 Marquette on Tuesday, March 31. It was the first win by a Southern Conference team against a ranked opponent.
Shanks provided seven goals and four assists for 11 points in two games for the Knights over the past week. The sophomore extended his goal scoring streak to 21 games, currently the third-longest streak in the nation.
Shanks totaled three goals and three assists for six points in the Knights’ 9-3 win over Marquette. Shanks then added four goals and an assist against Air Force on Saturday.
Bellarmine (3-6) next hosts Jacksonville (4-5) Saturday, April 11.
Defensive Player of the Week
Shane Doss, Notre Dame University
Sophomore | Goalie | 5-10 | 165 | Glen Ridge, New Jersey
Sophomore Shane Doss held his ground in Notre Dame’s first game as the nation’s top-ranked team. Doss made 17 saves in a win against No. 7 Duke, including nine in the first half that helped hold Duke to just four goals by halftime.
Doss and the Notre Dame defense also limited the Blue Devils’ leading scorer Myles Jones to just one goal and one assist. Doss has recorded double-digit saves in six of seven starts this season.
Notre Dame (8-1) defeated No. 16 Marquette 14-7 Tuesday and host No. 4 North Carolina Saturday.
Shane Doss made a career high 17 saves in ND's victory over Duke Saturday. Arguably one of the hottest goalies in the country— Notre Dame Lacrosse (@NDlacrosse) April 7, 2015