Beimford, Brandenburg Earn WILA Player of the Week Honors
KREX News Room
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.--The Western Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (WILA) announced their weekly player of the week awards this afternoon. The players of the week are voted on by the coaches and sports information directors at the member institutions.
Michael Beimford was named the WILA Offensive Player of the Week for the first time in his career. Beimford earned the honor after recording a hat trick and an assist in an 11-6 win over Adams State last weekend. He currently has nine goals and six assists on the season and has a 59.5 shot on goal percentage.
Maverick goalie Brad Brandenburg earned the WILA Defensive Player of the Week for the second time in as many weeks. Brandenburg picked up the win in goal for the Mavericks while recording seven saves and picking up seven groundballs. He leads the WILA in goals against average (7.86) and is second in saves (74).
Colorado Mesa will have a huge showdown this weekend when they host Notre Dame de Namur on Friday at 7:00pm and WILA leader Dominican on Sunday at 12:00pm from Walker Field.