GLIAC -- The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) announced the Week 5 GLIAC Lacrosse Athlete of the Week awards for the 2019 season. Grand Valley State senior Kelley Fitzgerald was named Offensive Player of the Week, while GVSU freshman Payton Neil was named Defensive Player of the Week.
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK - Kelley Fitzgerald - Grand Valley State
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK - Payton Neil - Grand Valley State
Freshman Payton Neil (Grand Rapids, Mich.) allowed five goals and toaled 13 saves to secure the victory over McKendree. While playing 30 minutes against Maryville, she faced no shots. Neil ranks third in the GLIAC in goals-against at 7.14.
Offense: Alina Boyce (CSP), Bianca Kinder (NMU), Aaliyah Miller (DU), Kathryn Albrecht (McK)
Defense: Hanna Sugarman (McKendree), Lexi Stanley (CSP), Cam Stilson (NMU)