Landmark Conference Names Carey Men's Lacrosse Defensive Athlete of the Week

Senior midfielder Conor Carey has been named the Landmark Conference Defensive Athlete of the Week.
Senior midfielder Conor Carey has been named the Landmark Conference Defensive Athlete of the Week.
Conor Carey


Senior Conor Carey (Long Beach, N.Y./Chaminade) played a strong all-around game in The University of Scranton men's lacrosse team's 17-5 win over Moravian on Saturday. As a result, he has been named the Landmark Conference Defensive Athlete of the Week for men's lacrosse.

Carey had a team-high three caused turnovers as the Royals (8-4, 2-1 Landmark) forced Moravian into 27 turnovers, the most by an opponent this season. He was tied for the team lead in ground balls with seven as Scranton held a 45-32 edge in that department.

On the offensive end, Carey had eight shots, four on goal, as Scranton kept the pressure on the Greyhounds the entire game.

For the season, Carey has 16 goals and 13 assists for a career-high 29 points. He has 190 ground balls and 45 caused turnovers.

The men's lacrosse team will return to action on Saturday, April 14, when the Royals go on the road to face Elizabethtown in a Landmark Conference game at 2 p.m.

--ROYALS--