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Men's lacrosse National Player of the Week (Feb. 20): Tehoka Nanticoke, Albany

Men's lacrosse National Player of the Week (Feb. 20): Tehoka Nanticoke, Albany

Tehoka Nanticoke, Albany, freshman,

Six Nations, Ontario, attackman

Albany leapfrogged Maryland for the No. 2 ranking in the latest Maverik Inside Lacrosse media poll thanks to a 15-3 pummeling of then-No. 7 Syracuse on Saturday, and Nanticoke played a significant role in that victory. The 6-foot-1, 235-pound rookie scored a game-high five goals, including four in a third quarter during which the Great Danes stretched a 4-1 lead at halftime into an 11-2 advantage after 15 minutes of play. Nanticoke showcased his speed in getting past defenders, his strength in backing down defenders, and his shooting prowess with a bounce shot off the turf. Named the...

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