The South Atlantic Conference Announces AstroTurf SAC Men's Lacrosse Players of the Week, April 17

The South Atlantic Conference Announces AstroTurf SAC Men's Lacrosse Players of the Week, April 17

ROCK HILL, S.C(TheSAC.com) – Wingate's Austin Murphy was selected the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Men's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week, while Ryan Crompton of Lenoir-Rhyne has been selected the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Men's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week for matches played Apr. 10th-Apr. 16th, the League announced today.

Murphy, a senior from Orillia, Ontario, led his team to a victory over inter-conference foe Brevard this past Saturday. He posted three goals and four assists to account for seven of Brevard's seventeen points. He also grabbed three ground balls and had a caused turnover. Murphy finished with a shot percentage of 60.0 percent and a shot-on-goal percentage of 80.0 percent. Murphy leads the league in assists with 36, and points with 61. The honor marks his second Player of the Week selection this season.

Crompton, a senior from Frederick, Maryland, made twelve saves in the Bears' 12-7 victory over Lincoln Memorial this past weekend. He ranks second in the league with a 59.2 save percentage in addition to an 8.67 goals-against average and 125 saves. The honor marks his third Player of the Week selection this season.

2017 Astroturf SAC Men's Lacrosse Offensive Players of the Week
Feb. 12 - Mathew Dropuljic, Brevard
Feb. 19 – Joe Buduo, Lenoir-Rhyne
Feb. 26 – Duncan Smith, Queens
Mar. 6 – Adam Golia, Lincoln Memorial
Mar. 13 – Eric Dickinson, Lenoir-Rhyne
Mar. 20 - Mike Hanlon, Lenoir-Rhyne
Mar. 27 – Alex Llerandi, Wingate & Collier Stone, Lenoir-Rhyne
Apr. 3 – Ben Boyd, Tusculum
Apr. 10 – Austin Murphy, Wingate
Apr. 17 – Austin Murphy, Wingate 

2017 Astroturf SAC Men's Lacrosse Defensive Players of the Week
Feb. 12 – Will Sheridan, Wingate
Feb. 19 – Ryan Kearney, Mars Hill
Feb. 26 – Anthony Caruso, Queens
Mar. 6 – Quinn McKitrick, Tusculum
Mar. 13 – Anthony Malik, Coker
Mar. 20 – Ryan Applegate, Catawba
Mar. 27 – Ryan Crompton, Lenoir-Rhyne
Apr. 3 – Kevin Haggerty, Tusculum
Apr. 10 – Ryan Crompton, Lenoir-Rhyne
Apr. 17 – Ryan Crompton, Lenoir-Rhyne