ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) – Lenoir-Rhyne attack Joe Buduo has been named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Men's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week and Lenoir-Rhyne goalie Ryan Crompton has been named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Men's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week for games played Mar. 5-11, the League announced today.
Buduo, a junior from Shrewsbury, Mass., racked up eight goals and four assists for 12 points, leading the No. 5 Bears to a pair of wins on the road last week. He scored four goals with an assist and a ground ball in Lenoir-Rhyne's 10-4 win over No. 8 Belmont Abbey. Buduo then netted four more goals and had three assists with three ground balls and a caused turnover in the Bear's 13-11 win over Wingate.
Crompton, a senior from Frederick, Md., led the Bears defense last week, making 28 total saves and posting 65.1 save percentage. In Lenoir-Rhyne's 10-4 win over No. 8 Belmont Abbey, Crompton put on a show, allowing just four goals, while making 18 saves with an 81.8 save percentage.
This is the first Player of the Week honor for Buduo, and the third Player of the Week accolade for Crompton this season.
2018 SAC AstroTurf Men's Lacrosse Offensive Players of the Week
Feb. 5 – Adam Golia, Lincoln Memorial
Feb. 12 – Eric Dickinson, Lenoir-Rhyne
Feb. 19 – Chris Ryan, Tusculum
Feb. 26 – Dima Ferreira, Mars Hill
Mar. 5 – Stone Boone, Newberry
Mar. 12 – Joe Buduo, Lenoir-Rhyne
2018 SAC AstroTurf Men's Lacrosse Defensive Players of the Week
Feb. 5 – Ryan Crompton, Lenoir-Rhyne
Feb. 12 – Ryan Crompton, Lenoir-Rhyne
Feb. 19 – David Byrne, Queens
Feb. 26 – Anthony Valenza, Queens
Mar. 5 – Kevin Geiger, Catawba
Mar. 12 – Ryan Crompton, Lenoir-Rhyne
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