Szymas Named MIAA Defensive Player of the Week

ROYAL OAK, Mich. - Saint Mary's goalkeeper Stephanie Szymas was named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Defensive Player of the Week in women's lacrosse for games played through April 20.

Szymas, a freshman from Grand Haven (Grand Haven HS), made 26 saves for a save percentage of 56 percent for the week in leading the Belles to a split of two MIAA contests. She made 15 saves in a 12-9 loss to Olivet, then turned away 11 shots as Saint Mary’s edged Trine, 9-8, in double overtime for its first-ever MIAA women’s lacrosse victory.

Szymas is being honored as Player of the Week for the first time in her career.