Burrell named MLC Defensive Player of the Week

NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Kyle Burrell was named Midwest Lacrosse Conference Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts this past weekend in a dominating home victory, the league office announced.

Burrell (junior, Calgary, Alberta) helped the Falcons to a 14-1 conference win over Benedictine University at Fitting Field. The win snapped a two-game losing streak and kept CUW in the battle for a MLC Tournament spot. He picked up eight ground balls and caused three turnovers on Saturday.

The MLC weekly honor is the first of his career and the second of the season for CUW.