March 1, 2011

St. Mary's Mirkin Named Player of Week

from press release

YORK, Pa. – Senior midfielder Aubrey Mirkin (Ashton, Md./Sherwood) represented the St. Mary's College of Maryland women's lacrosse team as Mirkin was named the Capital Athletic Conference Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week for the week ending February 27. The award was by conference commissioner, Tom Byrnes, Tuesday afternoon.

Mirkin helped the Seahawks to a 2-0 week with league victories over Wesley College and Frostburg State University. She tallied five goals and eight assists while checking in as well with nine ground balls, six draw controls and five caused turnovers.

She started the week by scoring three goals and adding a career-high three assists in the mid-week 18-4 win over Wesley. Mirkin followed up by contributing two goals and career-best five assists for a career-high seven points in Saturday's 13-9 triumph over Frostburg State.

Mirkin is currently leading the conference with eight assists and seven caused turnovers while ranking second in points (15) and ground balls (12). She is also fourth in goals (7) and draw controls (11).

The Seahawks will return to action this Wednesday, March 2 when St. Mary's plays its first road game of the season, traveling to Chestertown, Md., to take on Washington College in non-conference action at 4:00 pm.

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