Bass named NCAA Div. III offensive player of the week | Sports

Sophomore Jordan Basso was named NCAA Division III striker of the week by the International Association of Women’s Lacrosse Coaches after scoring the winning goal in overtime, leading Gettysburg College to victory in last weekend’s national playoff game.

Basso was named the country’s best weekly striker for the second time this season. She helped fourth-ranked Gettysburg (17-3) win with a 7-3 deficit to Roanoke College in the second round of the NCAA Division III, scoring three goals for the team along with two goals from the ground and two turnovers. Bass ended the victory by scoring the winning goal with a score of 2:40, which remained in overtime to send the Bullets to a 9-8 victory.

It has been a busy awards season for the sophomore striker, who has already been named the best player of the year by USA Lacrosse magazine at the Centennial Conference, the All-CC First Team and the All-America First Team. In addition to two national weekly quotes, Basso was also named CC Offensive Player of the Week this spring twice.

This season, Basso scored 93 points in conferences and led the team. She leads in Gettysburg with 57 goals and is second in the team with 36 assists.

Gettysburg host the regional round of the national playoffs this weekend at Clark Field. On Saturday at 11:30 at 11:30 the Bullets will face Dennis University (12-6) and at 14:30 – University 5 Washington and Lee (18-2) against Wesleyan University № 12 (14-4) in 14:30. The winning teams will meet in the quarterfinals on Sunday at 1 p.m.

HAPPY BULLETS: Five women’s lacrosse players from Gettysburg College were recently honored in honor of the fact that USA Lacrosse Magazine has named its Division III women’s lacrosse All-Americans for the 2022 season.

Second-year striker Jordan Basso received first-team awards, while senior defender Nora Janzer and second-year midfielder Caroline Sullivan were selected in the third team.

In addition, junior strikers Katie Fullowen and freshman Lily Makati received the honorary award.

Bass’s first team is the last award for a great second year. Striker of the year at the Centennial Conference and selection of the first team of the All-Centennial Conference following the Gettysburg attack with 93 points with 57 goals and 36 assists. Basso, who has scored seven winning goals in games, has 12-19 when throwing from free positions, and has made 25 goals from the ground, 16 throwing balls and 6 draw controls this spring.

Janzer received awards in the third team, enjoying a strong senior campaign as a leader in defense bullets. Selecting the first team for the Conference of the Centuries, Janzer has started all 20 games and is leading in Gettysburg with 23 turns this season, second in the team with 35 goals and third in the team with 36 draws. In addition, Janzer helped Bullets limit the opponent to 8.63 goals per game.

Sullivan captured the laurels of the third team, playing an important role across the field for the Bullets. Sullivan, selected as the first team in a conference of the century, started all 20 competitions and is fourth in the Gettysburg scorer chart with 48 points with 32 goals and 16 assists, making eight of 14 shots from free positions. She also leads the Bullets with 42 goals, is second in the team with 22 turns, and has amassed 25 control games for a draw.

Fullowen received honorable mention while enjoying a solid junior course in which she also received First Team awards for all centennial conferences. Fullowen, who became the starting point in all 20 games this spring, is second in the team with 65 points with 55 goals and 10 assists. She has also scored the team’s top 20 goals in vacant positions with 39 attempts and is playing on penalties with 75 control puck. Fullowen also made 21 goals and nine turnovers.

Makati received honorary awards during a strong beginner season in which she received Second Team awards throughout the century. The freshman defender appeared in 18 games and made 16 starts, making 29 control games for a draw, 19 goals and 14 turnovers. In addition, Macatee helped Gettysburg limit their opposition to 21.7 shots and 8.63 goals per game this spring.

Gettysburg (17-3) are currently fourth in the country and will host Dennis University (12-6) in the third round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Clark Field.

Earlier this spring, the Bullets won the 13th Centennial Conference title and are participating in the NCAA tournament for the 20th time since 2000.

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