WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross sophomore goalie Sarah Weber (Summit, N.J.) has been named the Patriot League Women's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week for her performances versus Harvard and Lehigh. Weber made a total of 26 saves and posted a .605 save percentage and allowed only 8.50 goals per game. This is Weber's first career Patriot League weekly award.
Weber tallied a career-best 16 saves and posted a .615 save percentage in the 10-4 loss at Harvard on April 11. She also led the team with three ground balls versus the Crimson. She then made 10 saves and tallied a .588 save percentage in the win versus Lehigh which clinched a bid to the Patriot League Tournament for the Crusaders. Weber is 7-6 this season as her seven victories are tied for seventh all-time for a season at the school. She is tied for second on the team with 25 ground balls, while Weber has 97 saves this season as her 6.93 saves per game are tied for second in the Patriot League.
The Crusaders return to action when they travel to New Britain, Conn., for a non-conference game versus Central Connecticut on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:00 p.m. at Arute Field. The Crusaders will then take on Patriot League opponent Lafayette in the regular season-finale on Saturday, April 21, at Holy Cross Field at 7:00 p.m. The Crusaders have clinched a bid to the Patriot League Tournament which will be held at Navy in Annapolis, Md., on April 27 and 29.