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Men's Lacrosse Weekly Release - Week 4

Men's Lacrosse Weekly Release - Week 4

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PRINCETON, N.J. -- The Ivy League continued its impressive start to the season last week. The League is now 22-8 against nonconference foes, including 8-4 against ranked teams, and has an above .500 mark against each of the other eight conferences in the nation.

It could be said that the League was three seconds away from going a perfect 12-0 last week. Ivies were 11-1 on the week with the lone setback coming when Princeton lost at North Carolina. The Tar Heels scored the game-winner with three seconds left in regulation. As a result of the stellar start to the season, four Ivies are ranked in the polls this week with a fifth receiving votes.

After “taking care of business” in the early nonconference slate, the Ivies move into League play this weekend. Princeton will first host Manhattan on Tuesday night. Then, the weekend slate has Yale hosting Cornell, Penn hosting Princeton and Harvard paying a visit to Brown.

2011 Tewaarton Trophy finalist and 2013 candidate Rob Pannell (Smithtown, N.Y.) of Cornell led the Big Red to a come-from-behind win at Virgina and in the process became the school’s all-time leader in career assists. Pannell had five points (2g, 3a) in a decisive 7-2 run that came over the final 20 minutes as Cornell beat the Cavaliers in Charlottsville. Pannell assisted on the game-winner as he found Steve Mock with just 13 seconds left in regulation. Pannell is also now third on the Ivy League career lists for points (286) and assists (168).

It is Pannell’s second Ivy League Player of the Week selection this season and the eighth of his career.

Pannell’s Weekly Stats
2 GP, 6 G, 8 A, 14 Pts., 3 GB, 20 shots, 2 CT

Princeton’s Jake Froccaro (Sands Point, N.Y.) had a solid week for the Tigers with three goals and three assists. He had two goals and an assist in Princeton’s 14-11 win over Villanova with one of those goals sparking a 7-1 run that brought Princeton back from a three-goal deficit. Froccaro followed that up with a goal and two assists to go along with five ground balls in Princeton’s last-second loss at North Carolina.   

Froccaro’s Weekly Stats
2 GP, 3 G, 3 A, 6 Pts., 7 GB, 6 shots

Brown’s Henry Blynn (Villanova, Pa.) helped the Bears to a pair of wins last week and extend their winning streak to three in a row. Blynn had a pair of goals in Brown’s 14-4 thrashing of Hartford on the road. He followed that up with a four-point day, logging a goal and three assists as Brown turned away Saint Joseph’s, 17-9.

Blynn’s Weekly Stats
2 GP, 3 G, 3 A, 6 Pts., 4 GB, 13 shots

Brian Feeney, Penn (Jr., G - Summit, N.J.)
2 GP, 120 min., 13 GA, 26 svs., .667 save pct. (career-high 17 saves vs. Lehigh)

Robert Duvnjak, Harvard (Fr., D - Manhasset, N.Y.)
1 GP, 4 GB, 4 CT, helped hold Georgetown to six goals in 8-6 win

Mike MacDonald, Princeton (So., A - Georgetown, Ontario)
2 GP, 7 G, 4A, 11 Pts., 5 GB, 3 CT, 14 shots

Sam Hurster, Brown (Jr., A - St. Louis, Mo.)
2 GP, 8 G, 8 Pts., 14 shots

Nick Doktor, Penn (Fr., A - Rochester, N.Y.)
2 GP, 4 G, 4 Pts., 4 shots, 2 GB

Harry Krieger, Harvard (Sr., G - Timonium, Md.)
1 GP, 60 min., 6 GA, 12 svs., .667 save pct.

Steve Mock, Cornell (Sr., A - Huntington, N.Y.)
2 GP, 3 G, 1 A, 4 Pts., 5 GB, 15 shots, GWG at Virgina

Dylan Levings, Yale (So., M - Massapequa, N.Y.)
2 GP, 1 A, 1 Pt., 18 GBs, 28-47 FOs (13 GBs & 17-23 FO vs. Fairfield)

Brandon Mangan, Yale (Jr., A - Wantagh, N.Y.)
2 GP, 6 G, 5 A, 11 Pts., 18 shots

Tuesday, March 12
Manhattan at (7/6) Princeton, 7 pm

Saturday, March 16
*(2/2) Cornell at (15/16) Yale, 1 pm
*(7/6) Princeton at (14/13) Penn, 3 pm
*Harvard at (RV/RV) Brown, 7 pm

*Ivy League game
(X/Y) - X refers to national ranking in the NIKE/Inside Lacrosse Poll and Y refers to national ranking in the USILA Coaches Poll.