The Baltimore Sun
1:00 AM EDT, March 20, 2013
Maryland sophomore attackman Jay Carlson (St. Paul's) was named Atlantic Coast Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday. Carlson set a career high with five goals to lead the No. 1 Terps to a 10-7 win at Villanova on Saturday night. He is the first Maryland player to account for at least 50 percent of the team's goals in a victory in which the Terrapins scored 10 or more since April 15, 2006, when Joe Walters had six goals in an 11-4 win at Johns Hopkins. Carlson has 12 goals on the season and ranks fifth in the ACC with 2.0 goals per game.
More men's honors: Syracuse sophomore defenseman Sean Young, a Towson transfer, was honored as the Big East Defensive Player of the Week after holding Johns Hopkins leading scorer Brandon Benn to one goal in a 13-8 Orange win Saturday. The game was Young's first with Syracyse. ... UMBC freshman attackman Nate Lewnes (St. Mary's) was America East Conference Rookie of the Week.
Women: Maryland senior midfielder Katie Schwarzmann (Century) was chosen as the ACC Defensive Player of the Week. Schwarzmann was key in the No. 1 Terps' defense over the weekend as it held back-to-back opponents to a combined eight goals on just 16 shots. Schwarzmann marked Boston College's Mikaela Rix, holding her to one shot and zero goals in the 13-5 win over the Eagles. Schwarzmann was also tasked with defending Stony Brook's Demmianne Cook, who entered the week as the nation's leading goal scorer. Schwarzmann held Cook without a shot in an 8-3 victory; the reigning Tewaaraton Award winner also added four goals and two assists on the weekend. ... James Madison sophomore goalie Schylar Healy (Liberty) was chosen as the Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week.
Youth: US Lacrosse is accepting team registrations for the US Lacrosse Championships through April 25 at uslacrosse.org/events. The championships are the only summertime youth lacrosse tournaments administered by the sport's national governing body, and are open to boys and girls teams in the under-11, U-13 and U-15 age divisions.
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