Warrior MLL Players of the Week – Week of 7/4/17

via MLL press releases

 

Warrior Offensive Player of the Week – Will Manny

 

BOSTON (July 5, 2017) – Making his New York Lizards’ debut, attackman Will Manny was named the Warrior Offensive Player of the Week for Week 11. Manny and the Lizards defeated the Ohio Machine with a final score of 15-14.

After being acquired via trade from the Boston Cannons last Tuesday, Manny scored five goals in his debut, including two goals less than 10 seconds apart in the fourth quarter. This was the most goals for Manny in a single game since May 14 last season against Rochester, where he scored a six goals. Manny has racked up a total of 35 points for the 2017 season.

Manny is the second Lizards player to win the Warrior Offensive Player of the Week in 2017.

Previous Winners

Week 1 Mike Bocklet DEN
Week 2 Mark Cockerton OHIO
Week 3 Myles Jones CHE
Week 4 Jay Carlson CHE
Week 5 Max Seibald BOS
Week 6 Jeremy Boltus ROC
Week 7 James Pannell ATL
Week 8 Dylan Molloy FLA
Week 9 Joe Walters NYL
Week 10 Marcus Holman OHIO
Week 11 Will Many NYL

 

Warrior Defensive Player of the Week B.J. Grill

 

BOSTON (July 5, 2017) – Denver Outlaws defenseman B.J. Grill was named the Warrior Defensive Player of the Week for Week 11. Grill helped Denver to a 24-12 drubbing of the Blaze in the annual Fourth of July game last night.

Grill, 24, led the Outlaws defense in limiting Atlanta to just eight goals after the first quarter. The effort came three days after the Blaze put up 17 goals against the Launch on Saturday. James Pannell, who had a hat trick against the Launch, was held scoreless for the first time in 2017. Grill had two groundballs and one caused turnover in the win. The second-year pro out of Marquette has 47 groundballs in 19 career games.

This marks the first Weekly Award for Grill in his career and he is the third Outlaws’ player to win Warrior Defensive Player of the Week honors in 2017.

Week 1 Drew Adams NYL
Week 2 Michael Simon DEN
Week 3 John Galloway ROC
Week 4 Jack Kelly DEN
Week 5 Pierce Bassett CHA
Week 6 Kyle Bernlohr OHIO
Week 7 Austin Kaut FLA
Week 8 Michael Ehrhardt CHA
Week 9 Tyler Fiorito BOS
Week 10 Scott Ratliff ATL
Week 11 B.J. Grill DEN

 

Warrior Rookie of the Week Jake Frocarro

 

BOSTON (June 19, 2017) – Chesapeake Bayhawks midfielder Jake Froccaro was named the Cascade Rookie of the Week for Week 9. After a comeback in the second half, the Bayhawks fell to the Charlotte Hounds 15-14 on Friday night.

In the second game of his rookie season, the 23-year-old Froccaro scored three goals, the first of which marked the first goal of his professional career. He tallied one assist in his debut last week at Rochester. The Villanova product was Chesapeake’s first-round pick (No. 7 overall) in the 2017 MLL Collegiate Draft.

Froccaro’s teammate, Josh Byrne, earned Cascade Rookie of the Week honors last week.

Previous Winners 

Week 7 John Crawley CHA
Week 8 Josh Byrne CHE
Week 9 Jake Froccaro CHE

 

 

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