MU tops Providence 10-9 to win second-straight BIG EAST Championship
McNamara was named to the All-BIG EAST First Team, while five others were second team selections
Blazer earns his fourth weekly honor of 2017
The pair helped Marquette open BIG EAST action with an 11-10 win at Georgetown
Blazer had 31 saves in a 1-1 week, including an MU-record 18 on Friday against Ohio State
Honors and Awards-
BIG EAST All-Academic (2014-15)
2017 Season (Jr.): All-BIG EAST Second Team ... Started all 16 games in goal for the Golden Eagles, going 8-8 with a .521 save percentage and a 9.25 goals against average ... Saved seven shots in the season-opening win against Jacksonville, and didn't give up any goals (Feb. 18) as MU won 17-1 ... Recorded 15 saves at No. 14 Richmond and secured three ground balls (Feb. 25) ... Set a program record with 18 saves against No. 20 Ohio State (March 3) ... Racked up 13 saves versus Detroit (March 5) ... Recorded eight saves against Robert Morris (March 11) ... Stopped 14 shots in the BIG EAST opener at Georgetown (March 25) ... Made six saves, including one with 27 seconds remaining to preserve a Marquette win over Air Force (March 28) ... Recorded eight saves against No. 20 Villanova (April 1) ... Notched eight saves at No. 7 Notre Dame (April 11) ... Made 13 saves against No. 4 Duke, earning him BIG EAST Honor Roll recognition (April 22) ... Made 12 saves and scored a goal, the first for a goalie in Marquette history, in the BIG EAST semifinal against No. 2 Denver (May 4) ... Stopped 11 shots in a win over Providence in the BIG EAST Championship game (May 7) ... Named the BIG EAST Championship Most Outstanding Player after leading MU to its second-straight league tournament title ... Made eight saves in the NCAA First Round at Notre Dame (May 14).
Prior to Marquette: Four-year letter winner at Libertyville high school ... Captained the Wildcats his junior and senior seasons ... Also named team and defensive MVP his senior year ... Blazer averaged a .670 save percentage, while earning first-team all-conference and first-team all-state ... Blazer was also named a 2013-2014 All-American, as well as an Illinois State All Star in 2014 ... Played AAU lacrosse with True Lacrosse where he was also named defensive MVP ... Played football in high school.
Personal: Born June 14, 1996 ... Son of Joe and Lori Blazer ... Has one brother, Jordan ... Majors in mechanical engineering.
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