Rickels named Player of the Week

DJ Rickels © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
DJ Rickels © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

LANCASTER, Pa. – DJ Rickels (Forest Hill, Md./Boys Latin School of Maryland), a sophomore on the McDaniel men’s lacrosse team, has been named the Centennial Conference (CC) Offensive Player of the Week for the week of Mar. 22-28.

Rickles tallied four goals, including the game-winning goal with 38 seconds left, to lead the Green Terror (4-4, 1-1 CC) to an 8-7 victory over Ursinus on Saturday. He also picked up a team-high five ground balls in the win.

For the season, he has a team-high 19 goals to go with six assists for 25 points. He has three of McDaniel’s four game-winning goals this season and 29 ground balls.

The Green Terror returns to action at home against Swarthmore on Saturday. Game time is 3 p.m.