PAWTUCKET, R.I. – After a standout season opener freshmen Conor Lenfest (Waltham, Mass.) and Alex Fawcett (Londonderry, N.H.) earned Little East Conference weekly honors for the first time in the college careers.
Lenfest collected both Player and Rookie of the Week honors after registering four goals and two assists in the 13-11 win over New England College. He registered his first collegiate hat trick with 46 seconds left in the second quarter to give UMB a 9-5 lead heading into the halftime break. He would then score the game-clinching goal with 3:17 left in the fourth.
For Fawcett, he was solid between the pipes in his collegiate debut. The New Hampshire native registered an impressive 15 stops to earn his first college win. Fawcett faced a combined 35 shots from the Pilgrims offense. His seven stops over the final 30 minutes helped UMB secure their fifth straight season opening win.