Beloit, WI -- Liam O'Connor, a 6'1 senior attacker for the Beloit College Men's Lacrosse team from Portsmouth, Rhode Island (Abbey) has been named the Midwest Lacrosse Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the week ending Sunday, May 1. The Conference Office announced the recognition this afternoon.
O'Connor helped the Buccaneers clinch the No. 4 seed in the upcoming MLC Tournament in a 17-8 win over Cornell College last Saturday, scoring five goals with one assist and two ground balls in the regular season finale. For the season he is second on the team with 36 points on 22 goals and 14 assists.
Beloit (5-9, 3-3 MLC) will play at top-seed Aurora University at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the MLC Tournament Semifinals.