February 21, 2012

Limestone's Jackson Wins CC Weekly Award

from press release

—Limestone College's Shayne Jackson (Bowmanville, Ontario) has been selected as the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas Men's Lacrosse Player of the Week during week number one of the 2012 season.

Jackson, a senior attack, has totaled 13 points (4 goals, 9 assists) in leading the Saints to a 2-0 start while extending the teams NCAA DII South Region win streak to 34 games. Jackson, a 2012 Tewaaraton Award Watch nominee, scored a game high eight points in Limestone's 22-3 season opening win over Rollins on Saturday, February 11, dishing out seven assists and adding one goal. He followed that performance with a contest best five points in a 14-4 victory Florida Southern on Saturday, February 18. Against the Mocs, he tallied three goals and assisted on two others.

Over the first two games, Jackson's nine assists have been to five different goal scorers fueling a balanced attack and one that has outscored the first two opponents 36-7 tallying 61 total points on 62 shots-on-goal.

Limestone, No.1 in the Laxpower.com Division II Computer Ratings and No.3 in the USILA Preseason Coaches Poll, returns to action on Wednesday, February 22 hosting Lees-McRae (1-2) in the 2012 Conference Carolinas opener for both with the faceoff set for 3:30 at "The Rock".

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