Date Posted:04/19/2005, 11:00AM
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College men's lacrosse player Connor Fitzgerald (Hingham, Mass.) has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference Player of the Week. The Polar Bears, ranked 11th in the latest national poll, are 7-3 this season and will play at Colby on Tuesday night.
Fitzgerald scored six of Bowdoin's 10 goals in an overtime loss at fifth-ranked Middlebury last Saturday. In addition, the junior attacker added three assists on the afternoon for a season-high nine points and scored the game-tying goal that sent the contest into overtime. Fitzgerald currently leads the Polar Bears with 24 goals and 15 assists this season. Those totals place him second in the NESCAC in goals, fifth in assists and third in points per game.