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Jared Thompson | NCAA.com | March 23, 2016

Henningsen, Rees men's lacrosse players of the week

  Austin Henningsen won a career-high 16 of 20 faceoffs in Maryland’s 10-7 win over No. 10 Albany.

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).

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