Thiel's sophomore goalkeeper Cole O’Connor (Midlovian, Va. / James River) led the Tomcats in goal last week and has been named the Ohio River Lacrosse Conference Player of the Week on defense.
The sophomore made 24 saves and faced a total of 78 shots in two games last week. In an 8-7 loss to Oberlin on Wednesday, O’Connor made 15 saves for Tomcats defense. On Saturday, Thiel defeated Muskingum 13-3 and the sophomore tallied nine saves. For the week, he owned a .686 save percentage and a goals-against average of 5.50.
The Thiel Tomcats (1-3, 0-0 ORLC) will return to action on Saturday at home against Transylvania at 1 p.m.
|ORLC Player of the Week (Defense)
|Week 1||Joseph Tritschler, Washington & Jefferson|
|Week 2||Cole O'Connor, Thiel College|