2015 Men's Lacrosse Players of the Week

  • Cameron Dabir, Washington and Lee, Sr., Attack
    April 27, 2015
    Dabir, a senior from Washington and Lee, helped the Generals lock up the fifth seed in the ODAC tournament with a pair of wins against squads that will also be in the six-team field. In a 15-5 win over Guilford, Dabir found the back of the net three times while picked up a pair of ground balls and causing a turnover. He followed that with six points in a 15-7 win at Virginia Wesleyan. He scored five times and dished out an assist in addition to picking up three ground balls. Dabir, who missed several games this season due to injury, has ranked up 21 points on 16 goals and five assists.
  • Rory Finnegan, Virginia Wesleyan, Jr., Goalkeeper
    April 20, 2015
    Finnegan, a junior from Lowell, Mass., registered 43 saves in a pair of ODAC wins for the Marlins, keeping VWC in the hunt for a top seed in the upcoming ODAC Tournament. Finnegan opened with 15 stops and a .652 save percentage in a 16-10 triumph over Randolph. His save percentage then ticked up to .800 in a 10-7 win at Guilford as he made an ODAC season-best 28 saves, the second most in his career (30 vs. Greensboro in 2014). Finnegan is currently second in the ODAC with 173 saves.
  • Austin Stewart, Lynchburg, Jr., Attack
    April 13, 2015
    Stewart, a junior from Reisterstown, Md., continued his red-hot scoring run as Lynchburg won two conference games last week to keep the nationally fifth-ranked Hornets undefeated in league play. Stewart scored 10 times in the two contests, registering 11 points overall as LC topped Randolph and Virginia Wesleyan. He scored five times with one helper and a caused turnover in a 20-6 triumph over the cross-town WildCats. He then added five more goals with a caused turnover in a 19-5 victory over the Marlins, which marked VWC's first loss in league play. Stewart leads the ODAC in points (65) and goals scored (59). He's currently second in NCAA Division III in goals per game (4.45) and 10th in points per game (4.91).
  • Austin Stewart, Lynchburg, Jr., Attack
    April 06, 2015
    Stewart, a junior from Reisterstown, Md., helped the fifth-ranked Hornets to three more victories last week, including two ODAC triumphs and in a top-10 matchup. Stewart opened with seven goals and an assist as the Lynchburg topped Washington and Lee, 15-6. He then tallied five times as LC defeated Bridgewater, 18-4. A day later, the Hornets traveled to then nationally sixth-ranked Stevenson and down the Mustangs, 13-9. Stewart scored four times, bringing his weekly total to 16 goals and 17 points. Stewart leads the ODAC with 54 points and 49 goals scored.
  • Mike Funk, Hampden-Sydney, Sr., Attack
    March 30, 2015
    Funk, a senior from Chantilly, Va., helped the Tigers to a pair of ODAC wins, including an overtime triumph over Washington and Lee. In a 9-6 win over Guilford, Funk scored twice and dished out an assist. Versus the Generals, he talled two more goals, including the game-winner in overtime. He also handed out a helper. For the season, Funk has registered 23 points on 13 goals and 10 assists.
  • Austin Stewart, Lynchburg, Jr., Attack
    March 23, 2015
    Stewart, a junior from Reisterstown, Md., helped the eighth-ranked Hornets to a pair of wins including a top-10 matchup according to the USILA national poll. In a 15-8 win at then eighth-ranked SUNY-Cortland, Stewart beat the keeper five times while assisting on two other tallies. He also picked up three ground balls. The next day in a 14-9 triumph over Dickinson, he scored four more times with an assist and two more ground balls. Stewart currently leads the ODAC with 30 goals scored and is fifth with 34 points.
  • Austin Stewart, Lynchburg, Jr., Attack
    March 16, 2015
    Stewart, a junior from Reisterstown, Md., put together a 13-point week as the 11th-ranked Hornets. In a matchup of top-10 programs, Stewart scored six times and dished out an assist as the then 10th-ranked Hornets fell at then sixth-rated Endicott, 15-13. He added two ground balls. Stewart registered his second straight six-goal effort in a 13-4 ODAC win over the Guilford. Stewart is tied atop the ODAC with 21 goals and fifth with 22 points.
  • Andrew Risse, Randolph, Jr., Attack
    March 09, 2015
    Risse, a junior from Annandale, Va., helped the WildCats to a 1-1 week by registering 10 points over the two games. He tied a program record for goals scored in Randolph's come-from-behind 15-11 win over Illiniois Wesleyan University. He found the back of the cage five times to go with three assists. He added a ground ball and a caused turnover. The next day in a loss to Elizabethtown (13-5), Risse scored once and dished out an assist while picking up two ground balls and causing a turnover. For the season, Risse is fifth in the ODAC with 18 points and nine assists.
  • Blake Mann, Bridgewater, Fr., Attack
    March 02, 2015
    Mann, a freshman from Milton, Del., put together a monstrous week for the Eagles, helping them to three non-conference victories. Mann scored 16 goals and dished out three assists on the week as Bridgewater defeated Hanover (11-6), Southern Virginia (21-10) and Methodist (13-7). He opened with three goals and an assist against Hanover, also picking up four ground balls and causing a turnover. He followed that by setting new single-game program records with 10 goals and 11 points against SVU. The 10 goals match the highest total in NCAA Division III from last season. He added three ground balls and a caused turnover. Against Methodist, Mann scored three more times with an assist. For the season, Mann leads the ODAC with 18 goals scored and is tied atop the conference with 21 points.
  • Cam Lewis, Washington and Lee, Sr., Attack
    February 23, 2015
    Lewis, a senior from Chapel Hill, N.C., helped the Generals send Denison University to their first regular season loss since April 2013 with an 11-5 triumph on the road. Lewis exploded for eight goals, tying the Washington and Lee record for goals in a game. Four Generals had previously score that many goals, the last being Ande Jenkins in 1997. Lewis also picked up three ground balls. He has nine goals and an assist in two games so far this season.
  • Aaron Murphy, Lynchburg, Jr., Attack
    February 16, 2015
    Murphy, a junior from Downington, Pa., helped the Hornets to a season-opening win over Salisbury University in a battle of top-rated teams. Eighth-ranked LC defeated the #3 Sea Gulls, 12-7. Murphy, a preseason All-American, scored five goals and dished out a pair of assists. He also picked up a pair of ground balls. Murphy's goals came on six shots on frame.