ODU's Liberty, KSU's Senft Earn @ASunWLax Weekly Accolades

ODU's Liberty, KSU's Senft Earn @ASunWLax Weekly Accolades

MACON, Ga. - Old Dominion's Jessica Liberty and Kennesaw State's Allison Senft captured this week's Atlantic Sun Women's Lacrosse weekly awards, the league office announced on Tuesday.

Liberty earns her second career and second Atlantic Sun Player of the Week award of the season. She scored five goals in two games combined to pace the Monarch offense last week. To conclude a West Coast trip, Liberty notched four goals and two assists in a 12-8 victory over UC Davis. Her four goals came on only four shots for a 100 percent shooting percentage. In the following game, she converted one of two free position opportunities for her fifth goal of the week. She ranks second on the team in goals, assists and total points. Her shooting percentage was 83.3 for the week.

Senft earns her first career Defensive Player of the Week honor after coming up big in Kennesaw State's lone game of last week. She set a new career-high with 15 saves in an 11-10 victory over LIU Brooklyn. Her eight first half saves kept the Owls in the game and allowed a second half comeback for the win. She then preserved the victory in the closing seconds as Senft made a clutch save with five seconds on the clock to give Kennesaw State the 11-10 victory. Her save percentage was a season-high 60 percent and she added four ground balls on defense as well.

Atlantic Sun Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week - Mar. 17th
Jessica Liberty, Old Dominion
Senior | Attack
East Setauket, N.Y. | Speech Pathology
- Second Career Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honor
- Paced the Monarch attack with five goals and two assists for seven total points last week
- Notched four goals and two assists in 12-9 victory over UC Davis
- Went 1-2 on free position opportunities in the following game against William and Mary
- Scored five goals on six total shots for 83.3 shooting percentage, while all six shots were on target
- Added three ground balls, a caused turnover and a draw control in both games combined

Other Nominees: Jessica Snyder, Detroit; Britt Douglass, Furman; Sally Holbert, Jacksonville; Sydney Farwick, Kennesaw State; Lindsey Zeltwanger, Mercer; Hallie Merz, Stetson

Atlantic Sun Women's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week - Mar. 17th
Allison Senft, Kennesaw State
Senior | Goalie
Marietta, Ga. | Sports Management & Communications
- First Career Atlantic Sun Defensive Player of the Week
- Set new career-high with 15 saves in win over LIU Brooklyn
- Eight of her 15 total saves came in the first half to allow Kennesaw State to make comeback in second period
- Her 60 percent save percentage is a new season-high and career-high at KSU
- Made her 15th and biggest save of the game in the final five seconds to preserve 11-10 victory
- Finished the game with four ground balls and helped the Owls clear 10-15 attempts

Other Nominees: Amanda Guthrie, Detroit; Erika Brager, Jacksonville; Haleigh Wurzel, Mercer; Connor Carson, Old Dominion; Whitney Meyers, Stetson


Player of the Week

Defensive Player of the Week

Feb. 3

Sydney Farwick, Kennesaw State

Amanda Guthrie, Detroit

Feb. 17

Danielle Della Rocca, Jacksonville

Karen Hayde, Old Dominion

Feb. 24

Jessica Liberty, Old Dominion

Brittney Orashen, Jacksonville

Mar. 3

Meg Lingo, Furman

Maggie Friel, Furman

Mar. 10

Holly Ventimiglia, Jacksonville

Lexie McCormick, Detroit

Mar. 17

Jessica Liberty, Old Dominion

Allison Senft, Kennesaw State

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