Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week - March 20, 2017
Tara Cuddihy, Sr, GK, Dickinson
Basking Ridge, N.J. / Ridge HS
Cuddihy was outstanding in goal in a 1-1 week vs. nationally-ranked opponents for the Red Devils. She made seven saves in a 12-7 loss to #2 Trinity and turned away 16 of 23 attempts in a 9-7 victory against #17 Ithaca. For the week, Cudahy posted a 54.8 save percentage and a 9.50 GAA.
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Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week - March 13, 2017
Danielle Harrington, Jr, GK, Franklin & Marshall
Danielle Harrington stood tall in goal, turning away eight shots in a 12-2 victory over No. 2 Cortland on Saturday. She added two caused turnovers and three ground balls as F&M held Cortland to the fewest goals in recent memory.
Women's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week - March 6, 2017
Cassie Smith, Jr, D, Gettysburg
Phoenix, Md. / St. Paul's School for Girls
Smith keyed fourth-ranked Gettysburg's dominating defensive effort against No. 19 St. Mary's. The junior defender tallied four caused turnovers, three draw controls, and two ground balls in a 16-1 victory. The Bullets allowed only six shots in the game and held the Seahawks scoreless for over 40 minutes.
Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week - February 27, 2017
Shannon Keeler, Sr, GK, Gettysburg
Keeler managed a 5.23 GAA and saved 65.2 percent of the shots she faced in a 2-0 week. The junior keeper managed a dozen saves to help No. 6 Gettysburg get by No. 17 Messiah 7-6 in overtime on Feb. 22. She allowed just two goals while making three stops in the first half of the Bullets' 16-6 win over Stevenson on Feb. 25.