SIDE LINES: 4/29/15

For the third time this season, junior Kristina Vangeli has been named the MAAC Defensive Player of the Week. Vangeli played a key role in the Hawks’ two wins over Iona and Niagara this past week. 

The junior led the team with four turnovers, five ground balls, and seven draw controls in the two wins to help MU advance to the semi-finals of this years MAAC Tournament where they will take on second-seeded Fairfield Friday, May 1. 

Sophomore Chris Daly was named the MAAC Offensive Player of the Week for his five-point effort in the Hawk’s 14-5 win over Manhattan this past Saturday, April 25. 

Daly recorded two goals and three assists in the victory, and helped MU clinch a postseason birth in their second season at the varsity level. The sophomore is currently second on the team in points, goals, and assists with 19, 11, and 8 respectively.  

The Hawks are the fourth-seed in the upcoming MAAC Tournament, and will take on top-seeded Marist Thursday, April 30.