May 1, 2007
Sacred Heart sophomore Bobby Rushton (West Islip, NY) was named the Colonial Athletic Association Men's Lacrosse Player of the Week announced Tuesday afternoon.
Rushton scored seven goals and had one assist to lead Sacred Heart to season-ending victories over Hartford (12-10) and Villanova (15-14). The sophomore scored a team-high four goals as the Pioneers rallied to beat Villanova for the first time ever. He scored twice in the fourth quarter, including the eventual game-winner with 6:14 to play. In the win at Hartford, Rushton contributed a team-best three goals and an assist. For the season, he had a team-best 17 goals in 12 games.