Albany’s Kyle McClancy Named Warrior/US Lacrosse Player of the Week

With five points, three ground balls and one caused turnover, Kyle McClancy earns this week's player of the week honors with his effort to lead Albany past Denver for a final four berth. (PHOTO BY LEE WEISSMAN)


With a team-high five points, scoring three goals on three shots while adding three ground balls and one caused turnover, senior midfielder Kyle McClancy leads Albany past Denver 15-13 for its first-ever trip to championship weekend.

For his performance, he earns Warrior/US Lacrosse Player of the Week honors.







McClancy recorded his first points on back-to-back assists to end the second quarter for 7-5 halftime lead and then start the third quarter to make it 8-5.

After Denver knotted it at nine with 3:55 remaining in the third, McClancy scored the go-ahead goal just 11 seconds later.

In the final five minutes of the game, he scored Albany’s last two goals in the midst of a three-goal run, which proved to be the go-ahead and eventual game-winners. McClancy goals’ gave Albany the lead it needed to run out with the win despite Denver’s last-minute two goals.

 

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