YORK, Pa. – Salisbury University men's lacrosse junior attackman Nathan Blondino has been named the Capital Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week after he helped the Gulls pick up two wins and move to 7-0 on the year.
In the first game of the week, against No. 19 Stevenson University, after a tied score at halftime, Blondino opened the second half with two quick goals, with the latter standing as the game-winning goal. Blondino ended the game with three goals and two assists.
In the Gulls' Capital Athletic Conference opener against St. Mary's College of Maryland, Blondino went for three goals and four assists to total seven points. Notching the eighth goal of the 24-7 win, Blondino once again had the game-winning goal.
The Leonardtown, Maryland native totaled 12 points on the week via six goals and six assists.
Blondino now sits in second on the team in points with 27, coming off 17 goals and 10 assists.
Blondino and the Salisbury men's lacrosse team return to action Wednesday, March 16 when they host Washington (Md.) College in the teams' 50th showdown of all time. That game is set for 7 p.m., at Sea Gull Stadium.
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