Julia Glynn and the Crimson will face No. 13 Princeton in the Ivy League tournament Friday (Gil Talbot).
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Freshman midfielder Julia Glynn of the Harvard women's lacrosse team has been named the Ivy League Co-Offensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday.
Glynn, a who hails from Manhasset, New York, helped Harvard win two games last week against UMass Lowell, 12-1, April 22 and Yale, 15-4, April 25.
Glynn had a strong showing in the final week of the regular season, amassing four goals and six assists for a total of 10 points in Harvard's two victories. Against Yale, Glynn scored two goals and handed out a career-best five assists for a career-high seven points, as the Crimson clinched a spot in the Ivy tournament. Glynn also won four draw controls and grabbed two ground balls. Against UMass Lowell, Glynn netted two goals and had an assist for three points.
The freshman midfielder takes home her second Offensive Player of the Week Award (April 6) to become the first freshman to receive two Player of the Week honors in the same season since her teammate Kelly Weis was a two-time Defensive Player of the Week in 2012.
Glynn ranks second on the Crimson with 41 points and leads the team with 17 assists in her rookie season. She also has a team-high with 18 caused turnovers and has grabbed 24 ground balls.
Harvard will face No. 11 Princeton in the Ivy League tournament semifinal round Friday, May 1 at 7 p.m. The Crimson is the No. 4 seed, while the Tigers are the No. 1 seed after winning the Ancient Eight title. No. 13 Penn, the No. 2 seed, will face third-seeded Cornell in the other semifinal at 4 p.m.
The winners of the semifinal round will meet Sunday at 11 a.m., with the victor earning an automatic berth in the NCAA tournament. All three Ivy tournament games will be shown live on the American Sports Network and the Ivy League Digital Network.