Ohio State's Tom Carey Named Epoch/US Lacrosse Player of the Week

Tom Carey and the Ohio State defense shut down Towson and Denver last week. Carey made 19 saves while allowing just nine goals in the two victories. Photo by John Strohsacker.


Ohio State senior goalie Tom Carey helped lead the Buckeyes to big wins over Towson and Denver last week, allowing him to earn Epoch / US Lacrosse National Player of the Week honors.

On Wednesday, in frigid conditions, Carey made eight saves as the Buckeyes downed Towson 6-3. He followed that up with an 11-save performance while allowing just six goals in Ohio State's 16-7 win over Denver. The victories moved Ohio State to 9-0 for the season and into third place in this week's Nike/US Lacrosse national rankings.

Carey's 5.49 goals allowed average ranks second in the country and his 61.9 save percentage ranks fifth.







EPOCH/US LACROSSE PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

FEB. 6, 2017
CAM MILLIGAN, VERMONT | STEPH LAZO, PENN STATE
FEB. 13, 2017
TEDDY HATFIELD, RICHMOND | PAIGE SOENKSEN, COLORADO
FEB. 20, 2017
MIKE D'AMARIO, VIRGINIA | SARAH MARTIN, ALBANY
FEB. 27, 2017
GERALD LOGAN, JOHNS HOPKINS | ALEX CONDON, PENN
MARCH 6, 2017
AUSTIN SIMS, PRINCETON | DEVON PARKER, SYRACUSE
MARCH 13, 2017
ALEX WOODALL, TOWSON | MEGAN TAYLOR, MARYLAND
MARCH 20, 2017
TOM CAREY, OHIO STATE | KELLY REESE, VIRGINIA
THE EPOCH/US LACROSSE PLAYER OF THE WEEK RECOGNIZES THE MOST OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCES IN COLLEGE MEN'S AND WOMEN'S LACROSSE. MAKE IT EPOCH.

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