Courtesy: Benedictine (Kan.) Athletics
Courtesy: Benedictine (Kan.) Athletics

2024 NAIA Men's Lacrosse Players of the Week - No. 7 (April 9)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Joseph Bianchi of Benedictine (Kan.) has been named the NAIA Men's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week, and Sam Bowling of Concordia (Mich.) has been named the NAIA Men's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week. The duo was selected based on their performances from April 1-7 and were chosen out of a pool of conference/Continental Athletic Conference (Independents)/unaffiliated group nominees. 

Players of the Week are announced weekly throughout the regular season on Tuesdays on naia.org, Instagram, and Twitter.

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NAIA Men's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week

Joseph Bianchi, Benedictine (Kan.) - SR - Midfielder

  • Bianchi led the Ravens last week with nine points as he went a perfect 20-for-20 on faceoffs.
  • Notched six goals and three assists, while he secured 18 ground balls.
  • Posted a 62.5 shot on goal percentage with 10-of-16 shots on frame.

NAIA Men's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week

Sam Bowling, Concordia (Mich.) - SR - Goalkeeper

  • Recorded a pair of starts between the sticks earning as many wins last week.
  • Over 120 minutes of play, Bowling made 24 total saves for a 63.2 save percentage.
  • Allowed an average of seven goals per game.

For a full archive of the 2024 NAIA Men's Lacrosse Players of the Week, click HERE