Westwood, Mass.--Clark University sophomore, Bobby Philbin (Ridgefield Conn.) was named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men's lacrosse Defensive Athlete of the Week as announced by the league office on Tuesday morning.
In a 1-0 week for Clark, Philbin was a dominant factor in the 12-10 NEWMAC victory over Wheaton on Saturday night. He won 15-of-19 face-offs, collected nine ground balls, and also recorded a goal for the Cougars.
Philbin leads the Cougars this season as he has won 105-of-154 total face-offs. He also leads the team in ground balls with 57.
The Cougars are set to host Massachusetts Maritime Academy on Wednesday, April 18th at 7:00 p.m. at Granger Field.