UNC's Marie McCool Named Epoch/US Lacrosse Player of the Week

North Carolina midfielder Marie McCool scored a career-high seven goals, as the Tar Heels held off upset-minded Louisville. (Photo by John Strohsacker)


Marie McCool had impeccable timing Saturday, helping North Carolina thwart off upset-minded Louisville with a career-high seven goals in the Tar Heels’ 15-11 victory, earning Epoch/US Lacrosse Player of the Week honors.

McCool, who added an assist to match her career high of eight points, scored three straight goals to bring North Carolina back from a 7-3 deficit, then poured in four goals during the Tar Heels’ defining six-goal run in the second half after they trailed 8-7.

McCool, one of the young guns on the U.S. women’s World Cup team that will compete this summer in England, leads North Carolina with 35 goals in 13 games and ranks third on the team with 45 points. She also leads the Tar Heels with 14 caused turnovers.






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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
MARCH 27, 2017
DAVE LITTLE, NAVY | KYLIE OHLMILLER, STONY BROOK
APRIL 3, 2017
TD IERLAN, ALBANY | HOPE HANLEY, YALE
APRIL 10, 2017
TREVOR BAPTISTE, DENVER | MARIE MCCOOL, NORTH CAROLINA
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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