Cooke Captures Atlantic 10 Lacrosse Player of the Week
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Davidson junior Erin Cooke captured the first Atlantic 10 Player of the Week honor of her career on Tuesday, after leading the Wildcats to their sixth straight win against ECU and battling against nationally-ranked No. 8 Duke last week.
Cooke, a native of Woodstock, Md., dropped a career-high eight points off a career-best five goals and three assists on Wednesday against East Carolina, leading the ‘Cats to a dominant 18-8 win for their sixth of the season. Later in the week, Cooke dished two assists on Davidson’s three goals against the No. 8 Blue Devils.
She also finished the week with a .714 shot on goal percentage, and went 2-3 on free position attempts.
Cooke and the Wildcats will return to action on Friday night for a 6:30 p.m. opening draw from inside Richardson Stadium. Davidson is slated to open up Atlantic 10 league play against the George Washington Colonials.