Aust Named ACC Player of the Week

April 17, 2012

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Alex Aust was named Atlantic Coast Conference Offensive Player of the Week Tuesday after guiding Maryland to wins over No. 18 Princeton and Virginia Tech last week.

Aust, of Sterling, Va., tallied 14 points on the week including a career-high 10 points on four goals and a school record six assists in Maryland's 15-9 win over No. 18 Princeton. In the conference regular season finale against Virginia Tech, Aust accounted for one goal and three assists.

The junior attacker leads No. 4 Maryland with 66 points, including 28 in her previous four matches. The weekly honor is Aust's second of the season.

The Terrapins hold the three seed in the upcoming ACC Women's Lacrosse Championship and will face sixth-seeded Virginia Tech on Friday at 2 p.m.