Ames, Biljanoski Earn NEAC Men's Lacrosse Weekly Awards

Ames, Biljanoski Earn NEAC Men's Lacrosse Weekly Awards

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Shea Ames and Nikoli Biljanoski as its Student-Athlete of the Week selections in men's lacrosse for the week ending April 7.

Shea Ames (Elmira, N.Y.) from Cazenovia College has been selected as the NEAC Men’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week with 17 points in two conference victories for the Wildcats. Ames scored five goals and two assists in a 20-3 win against SUNY Cobleskill on April 3. Later in the week, the Wildcats’ senior midfielder added two goals and eight assists at Medaille College. Ames also recorded eight ground balls and one caused turnover.

Nikoli Biljanoski (Auburn, N.Y.) from Keuka College has been named the NEAC Men’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week after helping secure two wins in league play for the Wolves. Biljanoski began the week with nine saves in a 16-8 win at Medaille. The junior goalie also made nine stops in a 15-6 victory over SUNY Cobleskill on April 6. Biljanoski posted a 6.34 goals-against average and a .621 save percentage to earn his second weekly award of the year.

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The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has 12 NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Cazenovia College, College of Saint Elizabeth, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pennsylvania State University – Abington, Pennsylvania State University – Berks, SUNY Cobleskill, Morrisville State, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, and Wells College. Associate members are: Cedar Crest College (W Swimming), D’Youville College (W Lacrosse), Hilbert College (M&W Lacrosse), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse), Rutgers University – Camden (M Golf), and Wilson College (M Volleyball). The NEAC has partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sport of men’s tennis and with the Colonial State Athletic Conference in the sport of Field Hockey. For more information, please visit: www.neacsports.com.