The Ivy League’s Co-Player of the Week totaled 10 points on three goals and seven assists in the Tigers’ 19-15 win against Harvard on Saturday. Sowers has now amassed 247 points in his career, tying the program record set by attackman Kevin Lowe (1991-94). He is fifth in Division I history in points per game (6.02).
The Atlantic Coast Conference’s Defensive Player of the Week limited sophomore attacker Charlotte North – who had 88 points in her first 15 games – to a single goal on five shots in the No. 3 Tar Heels’ 19-5 thrashing of then-No. 13 Duke on Saturday. Trenchard, who also finished with one assist, one caused turnover and three ground balls, held North to almost five points below her season average of 5.9.
Outlook: This game has significant implications not only for the two sides involved but also No. 13 Towson (8-4, 3-1). A Minutemen win would mean a second straight regular-season crown and the right to host the conference tournament, while a Blue Hens victory could open the door for the Tigers to collect both honors.
Outlook: The conference’s inaugural regular-season title and the top seed in the league tournament will be at stake when the Bearcats tangle with the Gators, who won their fourth consecutive Big East tournament crown last season. Florida has won all five meetings with Cincinnati by a 95-18 margin.