Junior midfielder Matt Finor (Churchville, Pa./Council Rock South) had a big role in The University of Scranton men's lacrosse team's first victory of the season. As a result, he has been named the Landmark Conference's Offensive Player of the Week.
Finor won 15 of the 20 faceoffs he took in the Royals' 12-6 victory over Muhlenberg on Saturday, March 1, in Allentown, Pa. Finor won all four faceoffs in the first period as Scranton took a 3-0 lead after 15 minutes, then had a string of five straight faceoff wins as the Royals scored six straight times in the fourth period to put the game away.
Finor also scooped up a team-high seven ground balls as Scranton (1-1) outshot Muhlenberg, 38-24, in the victory.
In two games this season, Finor is 23 of 37 on draw controls and has 11 ground balls.
Scranton will play its home opener on Wednesday, March 5, when the Royals host York (Pa.) at 4 p.m. at Fitzpatrick Field.