Men's Lacrosse
Hurley, Cordts Win MAAC Weekly Honors
Hurley ranks eighth nationally in scoring averaging 4.8 points per game
Hurley ranks eighth nationally in scoring averaging 4.8 points per game

March 10, 2014

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. - Siena Lacrosse's Richie Hurley has been named the MAAC Offensive Player of the Week and Tommy Cordts the Defensive Player of the Week. The duo helped rally the Saints from a five-goal second half deficit to post an 11-10 win in quadruple overtime over Hartford Saturday.

The nation's eighth leading scorer, Hurley scored all of his game-high five points after halftime. The red-shirt junior captain posted his third hat trick of the season and added two assists while picking up a season-high four groundballs. Hurley scored three or more points in all five games during Siena's season-opening road trip and is averaging 4.8 points per game.

Named the MAAC Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season, Cordts made a career-high 16 saves stopping 61.5% of the shots he faced. The red-shirt sophomore stopped 14 of the Hawks' final 18 shots on goal over the last 60 minutes and his final save - a point blank stop late in the fourth and final overtime - led to a successful clear and the game-winning sudden victory goal.

After spending the first month of the season on the road, the Saints finally return to the Capital Region Wednesday to open a four-game homestand marking the squad's only games this season at Siena Turf Field. Siena hosts Robert Morris at 3 p.m. in a game that will be televised throughout New York on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel.



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