Jeschke Named American Lacrosse Conference Player of the Week
STATE COLLEGE, Pa., March 4, 2003 - Two Penn State women's lacrosse players earned recognition for their roles in the Lions' 12-11 upset victory over Vanderbilt last weekend. Junior Katie Jeschke (Ellicott City, Md.) was named the American Lacrosse Conference Player of the Week while freshman Liz Frand?? (Ellicott City, Md.) was tabbed as the National Rookie of the Week by womenslacrosse.com.
Jeschke scored four goals on five shots to lead the Nittany Lions past the Commodores, 12-11. Two of her goals came in the first half to aid Penn State in taking an early 4-0 lead while her third goal less than two minutes into the second half evened the score at 5-5. Her fourth goal of the afternoon came with less than 17 minutes remaining in the contest to give the Lions a 9-6 lead.
Frand??, playing in her first collegiate game, was a defensive force for the Lions. She picked up three ground balls and recorded four caused turnovers while holding the Commodores to 11 goals. Frand?? was also named as an honorable mention Player of the Week by insidelacrosse.com.
Ninth-ranked Penn State hosts 14th-ranked James Madison on Friday, March 7 at 6:00 p.m. in Holuba Hall.
Please visit Penn State's official athletics website, www.GoPSUsports.com for more information on the Penn State women's lacrosse team.