YORK, Pa. – Men's lacrosse senior Nathan Blondino has been named the Capital Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week following an eight-goal, 11-assist week, the conference announced Monday.
Blondino opened the week with a career-high 12-point game with five goals and seven assists against Wesley College. He followed that up with a seven-point outing against St. Mary's College of Maryland where he racked up three goals and four assists. Blondino scored his eight goals on just 13 shots (61.5 shooting percentage).
Blondino's 67 points (26 goals and 41 assists) leads the CAC and his 3.42 assists per game is fourth in the nation.
The big week also had historical context for Blondino. In the Wesley game Blondino notched his 200th career point and he now has over 100 goals and 100 assists during his time at SU. The 11-assist week also vaulted him to seventh all time in program history in assists with 111, passing Sam Bradman's 103 helpers.
Blondino and the Gulls are back in action on Wednesday, April 5 with a 7 p.m., faceoff against Christopher Newport University at Sea Gull Stadium.
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