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Davidson Lacrosse’s Dial Named Rookie of the Week

by | Feb 20, 2019 | Sports

Freshman Braeden Dial scored four goals in the ‘Cats season opening home game against Furman.


DAVIDSON, N.C.  — Freshman Braeden Dial claimed Davidson’s second straight weekly award when she was named the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week for women’s lacrosse for games played from Feb. 11-17, as announced by the league office today.

Dial joins Delaney Guhman (Feb. 11) as the Wildcats’ two players to have earned a weekly league award so far this season.

The freshman from New Canaan, Conn., had a stellar outing in her second collegiate game in helping Davidson take a 13-8 home win against Furman on Saturday, Feb. 16. Dial led the team with a season-high four goals on seven shots, while adding a groundball and a draw control.

Dial scored the first and second goals of the game for the Wildcats in helping it race out to a 9-1 lead in the first half. She then ended the scoring on the day with the final goal. Dial put six of her seven shots on goal.

In just two games so far, the freshman attacker has five goals and two assists for seven points, leading the team in goals and points, while firing off a team-best 14 shots. Dial also has three groundballs and a draw control.

Davidson next travels to Boiling Springs, N.C., to take on Gardner-Webb, Feb. 23, at 1 p.m.

A-10 Weekly Awards
Feb. 11- Delaney Guhman, Defensive Player of the Week
Feb. 18- Braeden Dial, Rookie of the Week

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