LakePoint, Ga. - For the fifth-consecutive week and sixth time this season, Jacksonville takes home the ASUN Conference Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week honor as Ashtyn Hiron earns the nod for the third-straight week. Harley Barrett of Coastal Carolina garners Defensive Player of the Week honors, announced by the league office on Tuesday.
Hiron continues her and Jacksonville's rule over the ASUN Player of the Week, as she wins her fifth honor of the year. Last week, she tallied nine goals and three assists for a total of 12 points, helping JU go 2-0 and grab first place in the ASUN. In a first-place battle with Coastal Carolina, Hiron had three goals and three assists. She also had five ground balls and two caused turnovers. This season, Hiron leads the ASUN in points (53), points per game (4.82) and is second in goals (41).
Barrett, the ASUN Preseason Defensive Player of the Year, takes home her second Defensive Player of the Week this year. Barrett totaled 25 saves and a save percentage (SV%) of 49.0, helping CCU go 1-1 last week. In a victory over Old Dominion, she saved 12 of 25 shots for a SV% of 48.0. Barrett also allowed only 13 goals to Jacksonville, under their season average of 16.50. For the year, Barrett leads the ASUN in SV% at 44.8 and is second in saves with 99.
ASUN Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week - April 10th
Ashtyn Hiron, Jacksonville
Senior | Midfielder | Perth, Western Australia | Communications
- Fifth Career ASUN Conference Lacrosse Player of the Week; third in a row and fifth this season
- Totaled nine goals and three assists for 12 points in a perfect 2-0 week for the Dolphins
- In a battle for first place with Coastal, Hiron tallied three goals and three assists
- Defensively, she scooped up 10 ground balls and causes two turnovers
- Leads the ASUN in points (53), points per game (4.82), and is second in the league in goals (41)
Other Nominees: Haley Kyger, Coastal Carolina; Natia Warren, Howard; Siena Gore, Kennesaw State; Katie Miller, Old Dominion; Hallie Merz, Stetson.
ASUN Women's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week - April 10th
Harley Barrett, Coastal Carolina
Junior | Goalie | Perkiomenville, Pa.
- Fourth Career ASUN Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week award; second award this year
- Totaled 25 saves and a 49.0 SV%, while going 1-1 for Coastal last weekend
- Allowed only 13 goals to Jacksonville, under their season average of 16.50
- Leads the ASUN in SV% at 44.8 and is second in saves with 99
- Barrett and the Chanticleers hit the road this week to face Kennesaw State and Mercer
Other Nominees: Laura Hoffman, Kennesaw State; Emily Poelma, Jacksonville; Mary Katherine Maloney, Old Dominion; Liza Diamond, Stetson.
|Date||Player of the Week||Defensive Player of the Week|
|Feb. 13||Liza Diamond, Stetson|
|Feb. 20||Emily Poelma, Jacksonville|
|Feb. 27||Erica Beal, Jacksonville|
|March 6||Harley Barrett, Coastal Carolina|
|March 13||Lillie Miller, Jacksonville||Liza Diamond, Stetson|
|March 20||Sarah Elms, Jacksonville||Lauren Ey, Old Dominion|
|March 27||Emily D'Orsaneo, Coastal Carolina|
|April 3||Siena Gore, Kennesaw State|
|April 10||Harley Barrett, Coastal Carolina|