Men's Lacrosse

ORLC Men's Report (Week 6) - Saint Vincent Wins Three Straight ORLC Contests

ORLC Men's Report (Week 6) - Saint Vincent Wins Three Straight ORLC Contests

GREENWOOD, Ind. - Saint Vincent College (4-6, 3-1 ORLC) won three straight Ohio River Lacrosse Conference matchups last week against Mount St. Joseph, W&J, and Hanover.

In the three road victories, the Bearcats were led by sophomore Jeremy Kennedy who tallied 11 goals. Defender Michael Grus led the Saint Vincent's defense with 16 ground balls in the wins.

In other ORLC news …

Transylvania University (6-3, 2-0 ORLC) defeated Centre College 11-6 on Thursday.  Attacker Clark Watts led the Pioneers' efforts with two goals and six ground balls in Transylvania's lone contest of the week.

Westminster College (5-4, 1-1 ORLC) defeated Medaille 20-7 on Saturday in the lone matchup for the Titan men's lacrosse team last week. Midfielder Dante Serra led the Titan offense with six goals, four assists, and seven ground balls in the victory.

ORLC Players of the Week ...
Offense

Saint Vincent College sophomore attacker Jeremy Kennedy (Gibsonia, Pa. / Pine Richland) helped lead the Bearcats to conference victories over W&J and Hanover last week and has been named the Ohio River Lacrosse Conference Player of the Week on offense. The sophomore registered eight goals, one assist, and five ground balls in the two ORLC contests last week. Kennedy tallied a season-high five scores in a 14-11 win over the Presidents on Wednesday, and contributed three more goals in the 13-8 road win over Hanover on Saturday. Saint Vincent (4-6, 3-1 ORLC) will return to action on Wednesday at home against Franciscan at 4 p.m.

Defense

Saint Vincent College's junior goalkeeper Connor McMillen (Medina, Ohio / Medina) helped the Bearcats to conference victories over W&J and Hanover last week and has been named the Ohio River Lacrosse Conference Player of the Week on defense. McMillen recorded a season-high 16 saves in a 13-8 victory against Hanover on Saturday, and tallied 10 saves in the 14-11 triumph over W&J on Wednesday for a .578 save percentage on the week. The junior also tied for a team-high 10 ground balls last week. Saint Vincent (4-6, 3-1 ORLC) will return to action on Wednesday at home against Franciscan at 4 p.m.

ORLC to receive bid to NCAA Division III Lacrosse Championship ... 

For the first time since the creation of the ORLC in 2014, the winner of the ORLC Championship Tournament will receive one of just 29 automatic qualifying bids to this year's NCAA Division III Lacrosse Championship ... The 40-team championship bracket is scheduled to be announced on Sunday, May 7 with first round games scheduled for Friday-Saturday, May 12-13.

For a full recap of Week 6 in the ORLC, click here.