Wins Award For The First Time
LANCASTER, Pa. – Sophomore attackman Cooper Sloan (Long Valley, N.J./West Morris Central) has been named the Centennial Conference Offensive Player of the Week for men's lacrosse for the week of February 26-March 4 by the conference office. It is the first time that Sloan has won the conference's weekly award.
Sloan tallied 11 points on four goals and seven assists in a 2-0 week for the Shoremen in addition to picking up five ground balls. In the team's 13-10 win over Frostburg St. on Saturday, he had game-bests of four goals, four assists and eight points with his eight points being a career-best. In the fourth quarter, he factored into three of Washington's four goals as the Shoremen outscored the Bobcats 4-2 to win by three. He scored go ahead goal with 10:28 left in the fourth quarter to give Washington a 10-9 lead and also scored the team's final goal with 4:44 left to give WC a 13-9 and capped a run of four straight scores for the Shoremen. He also assisted on the team's 12th goal with 6:03 left. In the second quarter, he scored back-to-back goals to give Washington its first lead of the game with 1:28 to go. Two of his three ground balls all led to goals for the Shoremen. On Wednesday in the team's 20-4 win over St. Mary's (Md.), he handed out three assists.
This is the second time this season Washington has won the conference's offensive player of the week award in men's lacrosse. Junior attackman Casey Grieves (Easton, Md./Sts. Peter & Paul) won the award on February 19.