Elon’s Ramirez Earns Second Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week Honor

MACON, Ga. – The Atlantic Sun Conference announced today, March 10, that Elon women’s lacrosse goalie Rachel Ramirez has been named the Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season. This marks the third straight week a Phoenix player has been awarded a player of the week honor.

Ramirez recorded 23 saves and a 56.7 save percentage as the Phoenix went 2-0 last week with a conference win over Detroit and a road victory at Coastal Carolina. The Lindenhurst, N.Y., native also collected five ground balls, while holding opponents to only nine goals per game.

Elon will play next at reigning national champion and No. 1 North Carolina on Wednesday, March 12, in Chapel Hill, N.C. The opening draw is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Fetzer Field.