Three Saints Earn Weekly Conference Recognition
Sept. 18: The Liberty League announced its weekly award winners on Monday, and three St. Lawrence University student-athletes were honored for their athletic accomplishments.
For the second consecutive week, senior Sam Rakoc was named the Liberty League's Performer of the Week for men's cross country. Rakoc was the fifth Division III runner overall as well as the top Liberty League runner, at the Rochester Invitational in 25:54.9.
First-year student Ella Martin was named the women's cross country Performer of the Week thanks to her strong showing at the Rochester Invitational. The rookie was the top Division III runner in 22:00, good for 10th overall, and led St. Lawrence to a second place finish in the team standings.
Meanwhile, first-year student Emily DePoy earned women's soccer Rookie of the Week honors. The Clifton Park, NY native scored her first collegiate goal against Potsdam State, then added another against Elmira, helping the Saints to wins against both opponents.
The women's tennis team plays Hamilton College today at 4:00pm while the volleyball squad visits Clarkson to open the 2012 conference season at 7:00pm. It will be busy on campus for "Family Weekend," as field hockey, football and both men's and women's soccer host games. Field hockey faces Union and Vassar, while football opens Liberty League play against Union College. Women's soccer faces Skidmore on Saturday, while the nationally-ranked men's squad faces SUNY Canton on Sunday.