Women's Lacrosse Weekly Honors (May 5, 2019)





Player of the Week

Jessica Pele, SUNY Canton
(Senior, M - Estevan, Saskatchewan)

Pele was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2019 NAC Women's Lacrosse Championship after leading the Roos to a 19-4 win versus UMaine-Farmington and the first-ever NCAA Tournament berth in school history. She led all players with six points on four goals and two assists, and added game-highs of eight ground balls and five caused turnovers to go with four draw controls in the championship game. Overall, Pele finished the tournament with seven goals, four assists, 11 ground balls, nine draw controls and six caused turnovers. This is the second weekly award of the season for Pele.


Defensive Player of the Week

Mia Jermano, SUNY Canton
(Senior, D - Massena, New York)

Jermano spearheaded a defense that held UMaine-Farmington to just four goals as the Roos earned a 19-4 win versus the Beavers in the NAC Championship game. The senior captain and NAC Defensive Player of the Year led all players with five caused turnovers and chipped in three ground balls to lead SUNY Canton to its first-ever NCAA Tournament Berth. This is the third weekly honor of the 2019 season for Jermano.


Rookie of the Week

Erin Parks, SUNY Canton
(Sophomore, A - Watertown, New York)

Parks returned from injury to post a pair of goals for the Roos in a 19-4 win versus UMaine-Farmington in the NAC Championship game. She had a perfect shooting percentage, scoring twice on two shots, including a goal on her only free-position shot of the game. This was her sixth multi-goal outing in nine contests of her rookie season, and her second Rookie of the Week award.