Wingate Sweeps AstroTurf Men's Lacrosse Players of the Week Honors

Wingate Sweeps AstroTurf Men's Lacrosse Players of the Week Honors

ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) – The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Men's Lacrosse Players of the Week for games played during April 8 through April 14. Wingate captured offensive and defensive honors with Alex Llerandi and Alex Cordero, respectively.

A senior attack, Llerandi erupted for eight goals and three assists in two SAC wins during the week. The Marietta, Ga. native started off with a hat trick and two assists in the 20-8 victory over Coker, adding four ground balls and a caused turnover. He then piled up five goals and an assists in the 12-5 downing of Tusculum, collecting four more ground balls. Llerandi scored his 100th career goal against the Cobras. This is Llerandi's first Offensive Player of the Week honor of the season.

A freshman goalkeeper, Cordero tallied 14 saves in two games to extend the Bulldogs' win streak to four. The Valrico, Fla. native also scooped up three ground balls. This is Cordero's first Defensive Player of the Week honor of the season.

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

Mar. 4 – Dylan Mansur, Newberry

Mar. 11 – Keegan Bell, Tusculum

Mar. 18 – Joe Buduo, Lenoir-Rhyne

Mar. 25 – Joe Barber, Catawba

Apr. 1 – Cole Fanzo, Catawba

Apr. 8 – Joe Buduo, Lenoir-Rhyne

Apr. 15 – Alex Llerandi, Wingate

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

Mar. 4 – Mike DiLegge, Wingate

Mar. 11 – Chris Hagy, Coker

Mar. 18 – Noah Johnson, Lenoir-Rhyne

Mar. 25 – Kevin Geiger, Catawba

Apr. 1 – Sean Moran, Wingate

Apr. 8 – Noah Johnson, Lenoir-Rhyne

Apr. 15 – Alex Cordero, Wingate

 

AstroTurf is an official corporate partner of the South Atlantic Conference and title sponsor of the Conference's Player of the Week awards program.

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