ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) – The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Men's Lacrosse Players of the Week for games played during Feb. 18 through Feb. 24. Queens garnered both the offensive and defensive honors with Quinn Tallant and Kyle Hornik, respectively.
A sophomore attack/midfielder, Tallant helped lead the Royals past nationally-ranked Mount Olive, netting four goals and adding an assist. The Hagerstown, Md. native also collected six ground balls and caused two turnovers against the Trojans. This is Tallant's first Offensive Player of the Week honor of the season.
A junior goalkeeper, Hornik recorded nine saves to help the Royals down No. 13 Mount Olive in a tight 10-8 contest. The Hillsborough, N.C. native also scooped up a ground ball in his third win of the season. This is Hornik's second Defensive Player of the Week honor of the season and second consecutive.
2019 SAC AstroTurf Men's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week
Feb. 4 – Jake Trafton, Mars Hill
Feb. 11 – Joe Venazio, Coker
Feb. 18 – Brady Kearnan, Newberry
Feb. 25 – Quinn Tallant, Queens
2019 SAC AstroTurf Men's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week
Feb. 4 – None
Feb. 11 – Justin Messersmith, Newberry
Feb. 18 – Kyle Hornik, Queens
Feb. 25 – Kyle Hornik, Queens
AstroTurf is an official corporate partner of the South Atlantic Conference and title sponsor of the Conference's Player of the Week awards program.
- #MakeSACYours -