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Jared Thompson | | March 11, 2015

LAX-ers of the Week

Offensive Player of the Week

Dylan Molloy, Brown
Sophomore | Attack | 6-0 | 220 | Setauket, N.Y.

Molloy upped the ante as the nation’s leading scorer with 14 goals in wins against Hartford and Michigan.

Molloy matched Brown’s single-game record for points scored (13) with an eight-goal, five-assist performance in the Bears’ 22-12 win against Michigan. Earlier in the week, Molloy netted six goals in a 17-8 win against Hartford.

No. 18 Brown (4-0) next plays host to No. 13 Harvard (4-1) on Saturday.




Defensive Player of the Week

Sam Talkow, Boston University
Sophomore | Midfield | 5-11 | 180 | Delray Beach, Fla.

Talkow set an NCAA high this season with 26 wins at the X in an 18-11 win on the road at then-No. 18 Colgate. His 26-of-33 faceoff wins helped the Terriers earn the program's first win against a ranked team.

The sophomore won all seven third-quarter faceoffs to help BU open a three-goal lead. He also collected 18 ground balls, matching the nation’s single-game best, and two points on a goal and an assist. Boston University (4-2) plays host to Lafayette (1-4) on Saturday.


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