Clare Hurley Named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week
March 31, 2014
Duquesne University junior lacrosse player Clare Hurley (Penfield, N.Y./Penfield) has been named the Atlantic 10 Player of the Week for the week ending March 23. She is the fourth Duke to receive Player of the Week honors and the fifth to earn Atlantic 10 laurels this season.
Hurley helped Duquesne to a pair of wins over the week which pushed the Dukes winning streak to eight games. She combined for eight goals in wins over Bucknell and Robert Morris. Hurley had five goals and grabbed a draw control in a 16-5 win over the Bison and closed out the week with three goals, two draw controls and a caused turnover in a 13-5 victory over Robert Morris.
The Dukes (9-1) have won eight straight and are off to their best start since the 2001 team opened the season 11-1.
The Red and Blue return to action on Friday, April 4 as they host George Washington in their Atlantic 10 opener at 4:00 pm on Rooney Field.