BRIDGEPORT – West Virginia Wesleyan's Natalie Schaffner is the Mountain East Conference Offensive Player of the Week, while Shepherd's Courtney Schweigerath is the league's Defensive Player of the Week.
Schaffner, a sophomore from Severn, Md., led the Lady Bobcats on offense as the team clinched a berth in this week's MEC Tournament. She netted six goals, including what turned out to be the game-winner, and also had four draw controls and a ground ball in a 16-5 win over Urbana.
Schwiegerath, a junior from Frederick, Md., had one goal, four ground balls, three caused turnovers and three draw controls in Shepherd's win over UVa-Wise on Saturday. She helped key a Shepherd defense that limited UVa-Wise to only two goals in the second half.
|2016 MEC Women's Lacrosse Weekly Honors|
|March 1||Rachel Cole (UVa-Wise)||Melanie Reilly (UVa-Wise)|
|March 8||Darbie Barkman (NDC)||Melanie Reilly (UVa-Wise)|
|March 15||Brooke Czarnecki (NDC)||Lauren Ragsdale (NDC)|
|March 22||Brooke Czarnecki (NDC)||Lauren Ragsdale (NDC)|
|March 29||Elizabeth Hales (WJU)||Esther Yi (UC)|
|April 4||Jessie Tufnell (WJU)||Holly Deckert (WJU)|
|April 12||Taylor Henderson (UU)||Holly Deckert (WJU)|
|April 19||Jessie Tufnell (WJU)||Kelsey Phelan (SU)|
|April 26||Natalie Schaffner (WVWC)||Courtney Schweigerath (SU)|