CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia men’s lacrosse player Will Rock was named ACC Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the Atlantic Coast Conference for games played through April 21.
Rock (So., McLean, Va.) helped spearhead Virginia’s team defensive effort in two wins last week over VMI and Marist. The Cavaliers allowed just 11 combined goals and held their opponents to a 24.4 shooting percentage for the week. UVA allowed a combined three goals in the second half over the two games. Rock also dished out an assist against Marist as Virginia forced 10 failed clears versus the Red Foxes. Rock finished the week with six ground balls and four caused turnovers.
This is the first career ACC player of the week honor for Rock.