March 9, 2009
Fairfield, CT - Junior Timmy Katz (Freeport, NY) has been named the Colonial Athletic Association Men's Lacrosse Player of the Week for the week of March 2-8. He is the first SHU player to win a weekly award this season.
Katz scored two goals, inlcuding the overtime game-winner, in the Pioneers 9-8 win over Hartford Saturday afternoon. He started the day off by scoring SHU's third goal as the Pioneers built a 4-1 lead early on. Then, 34 seconds into overtime, Katz picked up the ball off a SHU face-off win and fired home the game winning goal, giving the Pioneers their first win of the year. Katz lead the Pioneers with nine goals on the year.
The Pioneers open a three game homestand Saturday against Wagner. Gametime at Campus Field is set for 1:00 pm.