March 12, 2012

Connor Gaffney Named LEC Men's Lacrosse Rookie of the Week

NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA-Freshman attacker Connor Gaffney (Andover, MA/Andover HS).of theUniversity of Massachusetts Dartmouth's men's lacrosse team has been honored by the Little East Conference.

Gaffney has been named LEC Men's Lacrosse Rookie of the Week.

Gaffney led UMass Dartmouth in their first three games with six goals and seven assists for 13 points as the Corsairs won two of their first three contests. He scored three goals and added three assists in UMD's season-opening, 12-4 win against Norwich, scored twice against Wheaton, and had a goal and four assists Saturday against Mount Ida.

"Connor has gotten better and better every week in practice," said UMass Dartmouth Head Coach Kevin Mahoney. "He did an excellent job in the fall and is attacking the cage very well. Connor is getting more aggressive as he gets comfortable. He has given us flexibility in our lineup, and is performing beyond his years."

The Corsairs will take a 2-1 record into their next game at home against MIT Wednesday afternoon.

 

                                               

                                                   UMASS DARTMOUTH LACROSSE