Mathias, Maloney Earn NEAC Men's Lacrosse Weekly Awards

Mathias, Maloney Earn NEAC Men's Lacrosse Weekly Awards

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Edward Mathias and Joshua Maloney as its Student-Athlete of the Week selections in men's lacrosse for the week ending March 17.

Edward Mathias (Buffalo, N.Y.) from Hilbert College has been selected as the NEAC Men’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week with eight points in a 14-5 non-conference victory at Elmira on March 11. The Hawks’ junior midfielder recorded a hat trick with five assists to lead Hilbert to its first win of the season. Mathias also picked up three ground balls and recorded one caused turnover.

Joshua Maloney (West Seneca, N.Y.) from Hilbert College has been honored as the NEAC Men’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week after winning 17-of-22 faceoffs against Elmira in non-conference action. Maloney’s .773 faceoff winning percentage played a key role in the Hawks’ 14-5 victory. The freshman midfielder also scooped up 10 ground balls in the win.

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The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has 12 NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Cazenovia College, College of Saint Elizabeth, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pennsylvania State University – Abington, Pennsylvania State University – Berks, SUNY Cobleskill, Morrisville State, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, and Wells College. Associate members are: Cedar Crest College (W Swimming), D’Youville College (W Lacrosse), Hilbert College (M&W Lacrosse), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse), Rutgers University – Camden (M Golf), and Wilson College (M Volleyball). The NEAC has partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sport of men’s tennis and with the Colonial State Athletic Conference in the sport of Field Hockey. For more information, please visit: www.neacsports.com.