April 19, 2011

Gburg's Avedisian Named CC's Top Defender

from press release

– Sophomore Nick Avedisian (Laytonsville, Md./The Bullis School) was named the Centennial Conference Men's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week on Monday, April 18.

Avedisian performed his best method of prevent defense by dominating the face-off in a 16-6 victory over Washington College on April 17. The sophomore won all but one face-off in the opening half and finished 17-of-22 (.772 percent) for the game. He also scooped up a season-high nine ground balls in the victory.

For the season, Avedisian has won a conference-best 61.5 percent of his face-offs this spring.

Gettysburg (8-5, 4-2 CC) meets Franklin & Marshall College (8-4, 3-3 CC) in a key conference match up on Wednesday, April 20, at 4 p.m. in Lancaster.

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