Offensive Player of the Week
Chad Tutton, University of North Carolina
Senior | Midfielder | 6-2 | 220 | Courtice, Ontario
Tutton scored a career-high four goals, including the go-ahead and game-winning goals, to lead North Carolina past then-No. 6 Duke, 15-14, on Sunday.
Tutton’s four scores came on just seven shots with three occurring in the second half. UNC tied Duke early in the fourth quarter before Tutton made it 12-11 with 12 minutes to play.
It was the Tar Heels’ first win against Duke at Fetzer Field since 2003.
No. 4 North Carolina (10-1) faces No. 8 Virginia (8-2) Friday.
— UNC Men’s Lacrosse (@uncmenslacrosse) March 29, 2015
Defensive Player of the Week
Matt Rees, U.S. Naval Academy
Sophomore | Defense | 6-5 | 210 | Sykesville, Maryland
Rees caused six turnovers and grabbed five ground balls to lead Navy’s defensive effort in a 14-6 victory against then-No. 19 Boston University on Saturday.
Rees and the Midshipmen held Boston’s top-10 scoring offense to less than half of its season average. Rees’ performance also improved him 10th among NCAA Division I players in caused turnovers per game.
Navy (7-3) next meets Loyola Maryland (5-5) on Saturday.
Navy becomes the 8th @PL_MLAX team to spend time in the rankings this season as the Mids enter both the Media and Coaches polls at No. 18.
— Patriot League MLAX (@PL_MLAX) March 30, 2015