Elon’s Asher Named CAA WLAX Rookie of the Week

Posted by Press Release on February 18, 2015 at 8:20 am under College | Comments are off for this article

RICHMOND, Va. – The Colonial Athletic Association announced its first women’s lacrosse weekly awards of the 2015 season today, Feb. 17, and named Elon’s Stephanie Asher as the Rookie of the Week.

Asher leads Elon with 11 goals on the season, averaging 3.6 goals per game, while also handing out one assist. The freshman has tallied at least two goals in every game and owns a 55.0 shot percentage and a 90.0 shot-on-goal percentage. She has also picked up six ground balls (2.0/game), claimed six draw controls (2.0/game) and has three caused turnovers (1.0/game).

Asher scored a game-high five goals off six shots (all on goal) in her first collegiate game against Kennesaw State, along with one assist, one ground ball, one caused turnover and three draw controls. Against No. 8 Duke, two of her three shots in the game found the back of the net for a team-high two goals and another two draw controls. In the team’s comeback win at Longwood last week, she netted a game-high four goals, while also picking up a game-high five ground balls, causing two turnovers and had one draw control.

Elon plays its next game at Jacksonville on Friday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. in Jacksonville, Fla.

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