Ferrie picks up second RMAC Defensive Player of the Week

Ferrie picks up second RMAC Defensive Player of the Week

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 1, 2017)  –  Anthony Ferrie of the Colorado State University – Pueblo Men's Lacrosse team earned Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors in the conference's final weekly awards of the season.

Monday's award was Ferrie's (So., Littleton, Colo.) second RMAC Defensive Player of the Week honor of the season. He last received this award March 29. With two Defensive Player of the Week honors, Ferrie was tied for the most defensive accolades in the RMAC in 2017.

Ferrie dominated defensively as the Pack held Adams State to seven goals in an 11-7 win. The sophomore came up with five ground balls and caused six turnovers to lead the Pack to a .500 record for the first time in school history. His six caused turnovers set a program record.

Ferrie finished the year with a program-record 22 caused turnovers. His 42 ground balls also tied a school record. He ranks fifth in the RMAC with 3.50 ground balls per game and third with 1.83 caused turnovers per game. The Defenseman ranks 19th in D-II in caused turnovers per game.

With Monday's honor, Ferrie became the first two – time RMAC Defensive Player of the Week in Pack history. As a team, the ThunderWolves earned five RMAC Player of the Week awards in 2017 including three defensive recognitions.

Ferrie played in and started all 12 CSU-Pueblo games this season, leading the Pack to a program – record six wins. The ThunderWolves also won their first four RMAC games in program history.

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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.