Thiel College's freshman goalkeeper Cole O'Connor (Midlothian, Va. / James River) helped the Tomcats to conference victories over Mount St. Joseph and Westminster last week and has been named the Ohio River Lacrosse Conference Player of the Week on defense.
O'Connor recorded a .618 save percentage last week in Thiel's two ORLC victories. The freshman tallied 13 saves in Wednesday's 9-8 victory at Westminster, and recorded eight saves in Saturday's 18-5 road victory at Mount St. Joseph.
Thiel (9-2, 4-0 ORLC) will return to action on Wednesday at home against Bethany at 5 p.m.
|ORLC Player of the Week (Defense)
||Sean Rhodes, Bethany College
|Week 2||Charles Wistner, Thiel College|
|Week 3||Cooper Fogle, Transylvania University|
|Week 4||Chris Ryczaj, Westminster College|
|Week 5||Eric Clay, Hanover College|
|Week 6||Connor McMillen, Saint Vincent College|
|Week 7||Cole O'Connor, Thiel College|