College lacrosse: Maryland's Henningsen, Navy's Rees named men's players of the week
Every week during the regular season, we’ll award an NCAA.com Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week for Division I men’s lacrosse.
Offensive Player of the Week
Casey Rees | Navy | So. | M | Sykesville, Maryland
Rees scored a career-high give goals on eight shots in the Midshipmen’s 10-9 win over then-No. 15 Loyola on March 19. After the Greyhounds rallied from a five-goal deficit, Rees netted two of Navy’s final three goals to secure the victory.
Ress fired six shots in Navy’s 11-4 win over Lafayette Tuesday.
The Mids play next at Lehigh on Saturday, March 26.
Defensive Player of the Week
Austin Henningsen | Maryland | Fr. | F | Northport, N.Y.
The Terrapin’s freshman faceoff specialist won a career-high 16 of 20 faceoffs in Maryland’s 10-7 win over No. 10 Albany on March 16.
Henningsen also collected 10 of his team’s 29 groundballs as Maryland collected its third straight victory.
No. 6 Maryland next hosts No. 12 North Carolina on Saturday.
Honorable Mentions: Trevor Baptiste, Denver (defense); Shane Doss, Notre Dame (defense); Brendan Kearns, Providence (offense); Sergio Perkovic, Notre Dame (offense); Cody Radziewicz, Johns Hopkins (offense).