1. Danny Seibel, Jr. Attack Villanova: The junior attackman gave Villanova arguably their biggest win in program history, knocking off #4 Maryland on the road. Seibel was electric, scoring four goals and netting the overtime game winner, as Villanova shocked the Terps 13-12. Seibel currently sits fourth on the Wildcats in goals (14) and points (21). He was also named BIG East Offensive Player of the Week for his performance!
2. Johnny Hincks, Fr. Midfield Williams: The freshman midfielder has been very impactful for the Ephs in 2017. Against Connecticut College, Hincks scored four goals and added two assists, as Williams rallied back to down the Camels 16-13. Through three games Hincks currently sits second on the team in scoring with nine points from the midfield (7g,2a). Williams will look to end the week 5-0, as they host both Stevens Tech and Bowdoin.
3. Joe Manown, Fr. Attack Duke: Manown continued his impressive freshman campaign, helping Duke to a pair of wins over Jacksonville and Georgetown. Against Jacksonville, Manown notched a hat trick and added an assist in a 13-6 win. He then scored two goals and added two assists in a 12-7 win over the Hoyas. Manown has seemed to have found his groove for the Blue Devils as of late; he has eight goals and four assists in his last three games. He currently sits tied for third on Duke in scoring with 20 points (14g,3a).
4. Collin Orr, Jr. Midfield Colgate: Orr has had a career year for the Raiders in 2017. He began the week winning 13 of 19 draws and scooped up eight ground balls in a 7-18 loss to BU. He then won a career high 22 draws (22-30 73% FO), scooped up five ground balls, and dished two assists, as Colgate toppled Siena 16-11. For the year, Orr has an impressive 64% face off win percentage, and has scooped up 36 ground balls. The Raiders will have their biggest tests yet, as they hit the road to play Cornell and West Point.
5. Sam Cleveland, So. Attack Colgate: Cleveland started off the week notching two assists in a tough 7-18 loss to #15 BU. He then exploded for four goals and two assists, as Colgate topped Siena 16-11. Cleveland has very balanced 22 points (11g,11a), and sits tied for the team lead in points, while also leading the Raiders in assists. He has registered at least two points in six out of seven games in 2017.
6. Stephen Paras, Fr. Goaltender Denison: Paras has been a strong reason for the hot start of the Big Red in 2017. In an upset of #11 Dickinson, Paras made eight saves and surrendered only three goals in an 11-3 win. He followed that up with five saves in a 17-6 win Nazareth. Since being inserted in the lineup as the starter, Paras has won all five games and has posted a 56% save percentage and holds a 6.3 goals against average.
7. Alec Brown, Sr. Midfield Hartford: The Hawks senior continued his career year this week against Umass. Brown scored a team high six points (2g,4a), but it was not enough to top Umass in a 12-10 loss. The Hawks Captain is currently on pace to break his career best season (25g,7a in 2016), as he already has 18 points (13g,5a) through six games. Brown and his teammates will look to right the ship, as they host both Marist and Stony Brook this week.
8. Tucker Mscisz, Jr. Midfield Conn. College: The junior midfielder started off his week with a bang, scoring two goals and notching three assists in a 13-10 win over Illinois Wesleyan. He then scored a goal and added a caused turnover in a 16-13 loss to Williams. Mscisz currently leads all midfielders on the Camels roster in points (14), with a very balanced seven goals and seven assists. He will look to continue his scoring prowess with games against Stockton and Colby this week.
9. Dylan Ryan, Sr. Midfield Saint Anselm: The senior midfielder exploded for six points, notching a hat trick and adding three helpers in an 18-11 win over Post. The Catholic Memorial product is poised to have his best season as a Hawk, as he has seven points (4g,3a) through his first three games. The Hawks will look to move to 3-1 on the year as they begin NE-10 play against Saint Rose.
10. Drew Bourdeau, Jr. Defense Saint Anselm: The junior picked up where he left on in 2016, helping bolster a strong back end for Saint Anselm. Against Post, Bourdeau scooped up a season high five ground balls and caused two turnovers in an 18-11 win. A Preseason NEILA All-New England selection, its safe to say Bourdeau will be counted upon in 2017 as they head into a strong NE-10 Conference.