UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State men’s lacrosse sophomore Gerard Arceri was named the Big Ten Specialist of the Week for his performances against Furman and Cornell, announced by the league office on Tuesday afternoon.
Against Furman, Arceri won 19-21 face-off attempts, with an impressive .905 winning percentage. He also scooped up a career-high 18 ground balls in the affair, while scoring a goal as well. His effort helped Penn State to a 16-5 victory.
Against Cornell, Arceri won 11 of 19 attempts, bringing his weekly winning percentage to .750. He also added 10 ground balls against Big Red.
Arceri has now won four Big Ten Specialist of the Week honors this season and has brought his career total to seven.
Penn State continues their road stand as they head to Fairfield, Conn., to take on the Fairfield Stags on Saturday, March 17 at 1 p.m.