Springfield, Mass. - March 14, 2017 - Springfield College's Jake Reynolds (Scituate, Mass.) was selected as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men's Lacrosse Defensive Athlete of the Week as well as the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III North Men's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week.
The Pride improved to 2-0 on the season as it bested Stevens, 17-12, on Wednesday, March 8. Despite being outshot 60-34 in the game, Springfield was led by a tremendous outing by Reynolds, who tallied a career-best 21 stops, including eight in the fourth quarter.
To date, Reynolds ranks sixth in Division III with 17.5 saves per game and is 23rd in the country with a .614 save percentage.
Reynolds and Springfield will head south for spring break to take on Cortland in Virginia Beach on Thursday for a 7:30 game.