Falcone and Nieves sweep CAC women’s lacrosse weekly awards

Falcone and Nieves sweep CAC women’s lacrosse weekly awards

YORK, Pa. – After notching strong performances to help lead the No. 4 Salisbury University women's lacrosse team to an undefeated week last week and clinch the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Capital Athletic Conference tournament, sophomore Gianna Falcone was named the CAC women's lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week, and junior Gabbi Nieves captured CAC Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.

Falcone notched a total of 15 saves last week, tallying six in the 13-6 win over Christopher Newport University last Tuesday and picking up nine more in the 10-3 victory against St. Mary's College of Maryland. Falcone finished the week with a 4.50 goals against average and a 62.5 save percentage.

Nieves had a strong week offensively for the Sea Gulls, scoring four goals in the win over Christopher Newport and following up her performance with one goal and two assists in the win against St. Mary's (Md.). Nieves finished the week with seven points to help keep Salisbury undefeated in conference play.

The Sea Gulls will be back at home on Wednesday, April 13, when they host Wesley College in a CAC matchup at Sea Gull Stadium. The first draw is set for 4 p.m.

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