Army Claims Four of Five Patriot League Weekly Awards
For the second week in a row, the Army West Point Men's Lacrosse team won a majority of the Patriot League weekly honors.
Wyatt Schupler and Marcus Hudgins repeated as Goalie of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week, while Jacob Morin and Stevie Grabher were also recognized as Rookie of the Week and Faceoff Specialist of the Week, respectively.
The Black Knights improved to 3-0 on the season after a convincing 15-4 win over Rutgers, a nationally ranked opponent, over the weekend and a 19-1 victory last Monday with two days to recover from the season opener.
Schupler played lights out yet again for Army with a 1.50 goals against average on the week and a .900 save percentage. The yearling made 16 saves in the team's dominating win over #19/20 Rutgers allowing just two goals in the contest. He and the Black Knights' defense held the fourth-ranked Rutgers' offense (averaging 18.5 goals per game heading into Saturday) to just four goals, marking the lowest offensive output for the Scarlet Knights since April of 2012.
The Pont Vedra, Fla., native added two saves opposite the Highlanders while allowing no goals. Through the first three games, Schupler leads the nation with a .838 save percentage and is second in GAA at 2.71 with two wins over nationally ranked opponents. The Black Knights have outscored their opponents 51-9 in 2020 and have allowed just one man-up score. Read more.