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April 22, 2013

Sheehy Selected Men’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week

Towson, MD – For the second time in as many weeks, a member of the United States Merchant Marine Academy lacrosse squad has been named Landmark Conference Player of the Week.

Senior midfielder Sean Sheehy's (Annapolis, MD) extraordinary effort in Sunday's 9-6 victory over Washington & Jefferson helped pave the way for USMMA's first Landmark Conference Playoff berth since 2010.

Sheehy went 14-for-18 on the face-off X, collected a game-high 12 ground balls, caused one turnover, and added an assist to earn Landmark Conference Men's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week Honors.

This marks the fifth Player of the Week selection of the 2013 season for the Mariners:

April 22nd – Sean Sheehy (Defensive PoTW)
April 15thPhil Walker (Offensive PoTW)
March 18thGeoff Harty (Offensive PoTW)
March 18thAlex Peyreigne (Defensive PoTW)
February 25th – Alex Peyreigne (Defensive PoTW)

The Mariners will wrap up their regular season schedule Saturday April 27, when they head to Towson, MD to take on the Gophers of Goucher College.  The Gophers, last year's conference champions, are locked into the top seed, as next week's contest will serve as a preview for the Merchant Marine/Goucher matchup slated for the first round of the Landmark tournament.