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Jared Thompson | | March 16, 2016

Brown's Bellistri, Cornell's Donville players of the week

  Bellistri totaled 16 points in the Bears’ wins at Holy Cross and versus Michigan.

Every week during the regular season, we’ll award an Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week for Division I men’s lacrosse.

Offensive Player of the Week
Kylor Bellistri | Brown | Sr. | A | Potomac, Maryland

Simply put, no one had a more efficient week that Brown’s Kylor Bellistri. The senior attack totaled 16 points in the Bears’ wins at Holy Cross and versus Michigan, having a hand in 40 percent of the teams goals last week.

Bellistri scored a career-high seven goals on 10 shots in a 20-7 win over the Crusaders and added six more in a 22-8 rout of the Wolverines.

Bellistri ranks second among Division I players with 20 goals scored through five games.

Brown opens its conference schedule Saturday, March 19, at No. 14 Harvard.

Defensive Player of the Week
Brennan Donville | Cornell | Sr. | G | Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Cornell goalie Brennan Donville totaled a career-high with 16 saves in the Big Red’s upset of then-No. 17 Virginia. Donville recorded 10 saves in the third quarter to help keep Cornell on pace with the Cavaliers. The Big Red then outscored Virginia, 5-1, in the fourth quarter to seal the win.

Donville added another 14 saves to his season total as Cornell escaped Colgate in a 6-5 win and career-high .737 save percentage.
Cornell next faces No. 4 Yale on Saturday, March 19.

Honorable Mentions: Tyler Bogart, UMass (offense); Alex Ready, Denver (defense); Blaze Riorden, Albany (defense); Ryan Sharpe, Bryant (offense).