LATHAM, N.Y. – Senior Stephanie Heffron (Bowie, Md./St. John’s College) was named the first United East Conference Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week of the season as announced by the conference office Monday afternoon.
The St. Mary’s College of Maryland women’s lacrosse team opened the 2022 campaign with a pair of tough losses, but Heffron’s strong defensive play kept the Seahawks close.
The 5-6 defender started the week with season-bests of five ground balls and two caused turnovers in the Seahawks’ 21-15 loss at No. 14 The Catholic University of America on February 23. Heffron then added three ground balls and a caused turnover in St. Mary’s College’s 16-12 loss at Shenandoah University on February 26.
St. Mary’s College (0-2) will be back in action on Friday, March 4, when the Seahawks take on Dickinson College in a neutral site game at the U.S. Lacrosse National Headquarters in Sparks, Md. The first draw is at 6:00 p.m. This game will serve as the One Love Game for both St. Mary’s College and Dickinson.
2022 United East Conference Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week
- Feb. 28 – Stephanie Heffron, St. Mary’s College, Sr., D