HIGH POINT, N.C. – Belmont Abbey College attack Rebecca Luca has been named the Conference Carolinas Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week for games played from Apr. 2-8, the Conference announced today. This marks Luca's second POTW honor and Belmont Abbey's third overall of the season.
Luca, a senior from Massapequa, N.Y., averaged 10 points per game and led the Crusaders to a 2-0 Conference Carolinas record last week. On the week, she tallied 20 points on 13 goals and seven assists with four ground balls and two caused turnovers.
In a thumping of Erskine, Luca posted eight goals and one helper with a ground ball to help Belmont Abbey to a 25-3 win. She would then go for 11 points on six dimes and five goals, while scooping up three ground balls and causing two turnovers in a 20-4 blowout of Barton.
On the season, Luca currently has 61 goals and 28 assists for 89 points. Her 89 points and 61 goals both rank first in Conference Carolinas, while her 28 helpers rank second in the league.
Also nominated for Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week: Shannon Sisk (Limestone), Jackie Kaderabek (Mount Olive), Hanna Hawkins (North Greenville) & Peyton LeCompte (Lees-McRae)
2018 Women's Lacrosse Players of the Week
Week One (Feb. 5) – Micheala Ciciarelli (Mount Olive)
Week Two (Feb. 12) – Caitlyn Nemeth (Limestone)
Week Three (Feb. 19) – Rachel Kellogg (North Greenville)
Week Four (Feb. 26) – Rachel Kellogg (North Greenville)
Week Five (Mar. 5) – Marin Felsoci (Belmont Abbey)
Week Six (Mar. 12) – Jackie Kaderabek (Mount Olive)
Week Seven (Mar. 19) – Rebecca Luca (Belmont Abbey)
Week Eight (Mar. 26) – Caitlyn Nemeth (Limestone)
Week Nine (Apr. 2) – Shannon Sisk (Limestone)
Week 10 (Apr. 9) – Rebecca Luca (Belmont Abbey)