Schwarzmann Named ACC Player of the Week

April 9, 2013

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Katie Schwarzmann was named Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Lacrosse Co-Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced Tuesday.

Schwarzmann led Maryland with five goals in a 14-13 victory over No. 2 North Carolina on Saturday to clinch at least a share of the ACC regular season championship. The senior from Sykesville, Md., was efficient in the attack, hitting 5-of-6 shots on the day. Schwarzmann has had a hat trick in three straight games and has scored in every contest this season.

It is the seventh career weekly award for Schwarzmann, who has five offensive honors and two defensive honors.

Freshman Alice Mercer was also named's Rookie of the Week after a breakout defensive performance against the Tar Heels.

Boston College midfielder Mikaela Rix was tabbed co-offensive player of the week and teammate freshman defender Molly Erdle was recognized as the ACC Defensive Player of the Week.

No. 1 Maryland plays host to Princeton on Wednesday at 7 p.m.