LakePoint, Ga. - Jacksonville's Ashtyn Hiron and Stetson's Liza Diamond picked up the first ASUN Lacrosse Weekly Awards of the 2018 season. Hiron was an integral part of JU's victory over Michigan, while Diamond had a solid week in net for the Hatters.
After being named ASUN Preseason Player of the Year, Hiron started her season on a high note as she led the Dolphins to victory against Michigan. Hiron tallied five goals, including a three-consecutive stretch in the first half that broke the tie for good. Hiron also shot 50 percent, picked up three ground balls and won three draw controls. Hiron and Jacksonville square off with the No. 16 Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Feb. 17th
Stetson's Diamond was a standout in the Hatters' loss to Arizona State over the weekend. The sophomore goaltender picks up her first ASUN Weekly Award. Against the Sun Devils, Diamond tied a career-high with 16 saves and stopped 51 percent of the shots she faced.
ASUN Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week - Feb. 13
Ashtyn Hiron, Jacksonville
Senior | Midfield | Perth, Australia | Communications
- Second Career ASUN Conference Lacrosse Player of Week Honor
- Led the Dolphins to a 14-9 win over Michigan on Sunday
- Scored five goals and had a shooting percentage of 50 percent
- Notched three goals in a row in the first half to break a 4-4 tie for good
- Picked up three groundballs and won three draw controls
Other Nominees: Sienna Gore, Kennesaw State; Shelby Lehmann, Stetson.
ASUN Women's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week - Feb. 13
Liza Diamond, Stetson
Sophomore | Goalkeeper | Delray Beach, Fla. | Sports Marketing
- First Career ASUN Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week award
- Tied a career-high with 16 saves in Stetson's loss to Arizona State on Sunday
- Stopped 51 percent of the shots she faced, and allowed only four goals in the second half
- Scooped up a team-high six ground balls against the Sun Devils
- Diamond and the Hatters will be back in action on Sunday against Notre Dame
Other Nominees: Emily Poelma, Jacksonville; Lauren Hoffman, Kennesaw State.
|Date||Player of the Week||Defensive Player of the Week|
|Feb. 14||Liza Diamond, Stetson|