MLAX Cracks Top 10; McNamara Honored by BIG EAST
March 9, 2015
MILWAUKEE - Sophomore midfielder Ryan McNamara was named to the BIG EAST Conference Weekly Honor Roll and the Marquette University men's lacrosse team entered the top-10 of the Inside Lacrosse Media Poll, it was announced on Monday.
The Golden Eagles became the first team in NCAA Division I to reach seven victories with a 14-6 win at Mercer on Sunday afternoon and also defeated Jacksonville 12-10 on Friday. They climbed from 13 to 10 in the media poll and also made the jump from No. 15 to 12 in the USILA Coaches' Poll.
McNamara was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for the first time after a career-high four goals in Friday's win against the Dolphins. The Eagan, Minnesota, native also tallied a pair of goals and an assist at Mercer and totaled six goals and two assists for an eight-point week.
The Golden Eagles begin BIG EAST Conference action on Saturday, March 21 at Georgetown and will spend their off week practicing in Kissimmee, Florida at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex during Marquette's spring break.
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