The Herald of Everett, Washington
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up | Manage  Green editions icon Green editions
Herald staff |
Published: Thursday, February 16, 2012, 10:25 p.m.

Wings and Swarm players earn Player of the Week honors

The National Lacrosse League announced its Players of the Week for week 6 of the 2012 season on Wednesday.

Philadelphia's Dan Dawson was named the Offensive Player of the Week for his one goal, nine assist performance in the Wings 14-13 victory over Buffalo on Sunday afternoon.

Brodie Merrill, also of Philadelphia, was named the league's Transition Player of the Week for his performance in that same game. Merrill collected 10 loose balls to go with a hat-trick and two assists.

Dawson and Merrill helped the Wings improve to 3-2 on the season and have them in a first-place tie in the NLL's East Division.

Rookie goalkeepers Tyler Carlson and Evan Kirk of the Minnesota Swarm were also honored by the league. Carlson was named the Defensive Player of the Week. Carlson saved 32 of 41 shots in the Swarm's 10-9 overtime victory over Edmonton on Friday night.

Kirk was named the league's Rookie of the Week for saving 46 of 52 shots in the Swarm's 9-6 victory over Rochester on Sunday.
Story tags » Stealth

Sign up for HeraldNet headlines Newsletter
See sample | Privacy policy

Most recent Stealth blog posts

No recent blog posts for the past 180 days.

Share your comments: Log in using your HeraldNet account or your Facebook, Twitter or Disqus profile. Comments that violate the rules are subject to removal. Please see our terms of use. Please note that you must verify your email address for your comments to appear.

You are logged in using your HeraldNet ID. Click here to update your profile. | Log out.

Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.

comments powered by Disqus
digital subscription promo

Subscribe now

Unlimited digital access starting at 99 cents, or included with any print subscription.

» More sports

HeraldNet highlights

Making noise in Everett
Making noise in Everett: Duo has big dreams for the city's music scene
Looking for a friend?
Looking for a friend?: Animals up for adoption at the Everett shelter (10 new photos)
First stop for tourists
First stop for tourists: County tourism volunteers inform, point the way
Remembering Jerry
Remembering Jerry: EvCC groundskeeper Gerald Olmstead was always happy