Elon’s Asher Earns Second CAA WLAX Weekly Honor

Posted by Press Release on March 30, 2015 at 2:11 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

RICHMOND, Va. – The Colonial Athletic Association announced today, March 30, that for the second time this season Elon women’s lacrosse’s Stephanie Asher has been named the Rookie of the Week.

Asher led Elon to a 13-8 win over Liberty on Saturday, helping extend the current Phoenix winning streak to four games. The freshman tallied seven points in the game after tying her career high of five goals and handing off two assists. Asher took nine shots in the game, seven on goal, to post a 77.8 shot-on-goal percentage. The Glenlg, Md., native also went a perfect 1-for-1 in free position shots and recorded a game-high three draw controls. Asher currently leads the league in goals per game (3.3) and ranks second in points per game (4.0)

Elon opens CAA play this weekend with two games on the road, beginning on Friday, April 3, at three-time defending CAA champion Towson at 7 p.m. in Towson, Md.

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