Prosinski, Firkins Receive NEAC Women's Lacrosse Weekly Awards

Prosinski, Firkins Receive NEAC Women's Lacrosse Weekly Awards

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Kayla Prosinski and Lexi Firkins as its Student-Athlete of the Week selections in women’s lacrosse for the week ending April 14.

Kayla Prosinski (Endwell, N.Y.) from SUNY Poly has been honored as the NEAC Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week for a fourth-straight week after becoming the first Wildcat to surpass 100 points in a season. The Wildcats’ junior midfielder led her team to two NEAC wins including a one-goal win over Wells College where she scored the game-winning goal with just 32 seconds left on the clock. Prosinski finished the week with 16 goals, two assists, 17 ground balls, 14 draw controls and nine caused turnovers.

Lexi Firkins (Brockport, N.Y.) from Morrisville State has been recognized as the NEAC Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week after anchoring a defensive unit that allowed 16 goals across three games. The Mustangs’ junior defender picked up 14 ground balls and totaled 10 caused turnovers in the three wins. In conference play, Firkins recorded 10 ground balls and seven caused turnovers.

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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.