1. Kerry Lyne, So. Attack Union: The sophomore attackman had a monster week, leading the Dutchmen to two wins over Endicott and Babson. Against the Gulls, Lyne scored five goals and added an assist, as the Dutchmen rolled 13-4. He then scored four goals in a 12-8 victory over the Beavers. After leading Union in goals (29) and points (34) in 2017, Lyne has already posted 10 points as the leader of the Dutchmen offense. Union has a big week ahead, as they host Williams midweek and travel to Springfield on Saturday.
2. James Burr, Jr. Attack BU: Burr was huge in helping BU to two important out of conference victories over Bryant and Air Force. Against the Bulldogs, Burr notched two key goals in a 8-7 OT win. He then exploded for five goals and added an assist, as the Terriers grounded the Falcons 15-9. Through six games Burr is tied for first on the BU team in points (19), while also leading the team in goals with 15. The Terriers host Colgate this weekend in an important Patriot League matchup.
3. Danny Seibel, Sr. Attack Villanova: The Villanova Captain and Clam Coach was once again a key contributor in keeping the Wildcats undefeated with wins over Drexel and Delaware. Seibel started off the week scoring two goals in a 12-9 fourth quarter comeback win over the Dragons. He then scored two goals and added two assists, as Villanova squeaked by Delaware 13-12. With 2018 now becoming the best start in program history (5-0), Seibel and company will look to continue their magical run, as they take on Brown and Penn this week.
4. Robert Shaw, Sr. Goaltender Harvard: In a much needed win for the Crimson, Shaw made 13 stops in an important 14-10 win over Hartford. The senior has now posted double digit saves in four straight games, and has Harvard at 3-1 heading into their matchup with Providence. With 388 career saves, Shaw is likely to eclipse the 400 career save milestone. He is 17 saves away from becoming #8 all time in Harvard history.
5. Bobby Koziol, Sr. Defense WNE: Koziol has been all over the field for the Golden Bears in 2018, helping WNE to two wins over Keene State and Lasell this week. Against Keene State, Koziol snagged three ground balls, caused two turnovers and added an assist in a 13-10 win. He then scored a goal, grabbed a ground ball and caused two turnovers in a 16-6 pounding of Lasell. Koziol and WNE have their biggest test to date, as they travel to Amherst and host Nazareth in two very important out of conference matchups.
6. Nathan Maselek, Jr. Goaltender Clark: In a losing effort, the junior netminder may have had one of the best games in Top 10 history for a goaltender. Against Skidmore, Maselek made a career high 22 saves, while also scoring his first career goal, in a 9-8 OT loss. In three games Maselek has made an impressive 48 saves and holds a 70% save percentage to go along with a 7.9 goals against average. He and Clark will look to rebound with three games this week against DeSales, Catholic and Saint John Fisher down in Florida.
7. Logan Liljeberg, Fr. Attack Sacred Heart: The freshman attackman has continued to be a huge addition for Coach Basti and Sacred Heart in 2018. Against Providence, Logan recorded three assists in a 10-9 OT victory over the Friars. Liljeberg currently leads the Pioneers in assists (10), is third on the team in points (13) and is fifth on the team in ground balls (11). At 4-1 on the season, Sacred Heart could have their best start in school history with wins over Vermont and Hartford this week.
8. Reid Shilling, Fr. Defense Amherst: In his first collegiate game Shilling was electric, helping Amherst to an opening day win over Colby. Shilling caused two turnovers, scooped up three ground balls and added two assists in a 22-7 win over the Mules. A top 20 program over the last several years, Shilling and the Mammoths are looking to win their first NESCAC Championship in program history in 2018. They get one step closer with games against Western New England and Bowdoin this week.
9. Evan Cunningham, Fr. Midfield Tufts: Cunningham was the main face-off man for the Jumbos as they opened their season against Hamilton this past weekend. The Pomfret product was dominant in his first collegiate game, winning 12-22 draws at the X, scooping up a game high eight ground balls and causing a turnover in a 23-5 win over the Continentals. After seven straight NESCAC Championships (2010-2016), the Jumbos are looking to avenge a 2017 postseason that saw the Jumbos knocked out of NESCAC Championship contention early. They will first have to take care of business against tough out of conference competitors Keene State and Stevens Tech this week.
10. George Prince, Fr. Attack Dartmouth: Prince continued his magical freshman campaign, helping Dartmouth to their second win of the year in a come from behind win over Wagner. Prince scored a goal and added two assists, as the Big Green scored six straight goals in the second half to win 9-8. With 14 points (5g,9a) Prince currently leads Dartmouth in points and assists. He will look to keep his point streak rolling and help the Big Green get over .500, as Dartmouth takes on St. John’s after taking two weeks off (March 17th).