Naperville, IL -- Ellie Daniels, a senior defender from Portland, Oregon (St. Mary's Academy) for the Beloit College Women's Lacrosse team, has been named the Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference Defensive Player of the Week for the week ending March 17. The honor was announced by the Conference Office today.
Daniels helped lead the Buccaneers to a 2-0 record last week, the first two wins in the history of the first-year program. She posted an assist, five ground balls and three caused turnovers in a 16-5 win over Fontbonne on Sunday, the MWLC opener, and had two ground balls and one caused turnover in a 23-2 win over Loras last Wednesday.
The Buccaneers, currently 2-1 overall and 1-0 in league play, play at Aurora University in another MWLC game on Tuesday afternoon before hosting pre-season favorite Augustana College at Strong Stadium at 12:00 noon on Saturday.