During 2018, LaxRecords.com will name a Player of the Week each Monday. Submit players statistics to LaxRecords.com for consideration in future Players of the Week.
Player of the Week winners do not need to fall into the minimum categories that determine the Best Known Performers, so submit any performance you feel warrants consideration. Every week there will be seven to 10 Honorable Mentions also listed.
Player of the Week
Nolan Hayes, Jr., Grayson (Ga.)
In a double-overtime win over Johns Creek on Feb. 13, Hayes made 30 saves. The junior made a key save in the first overtime to preserve the tie. Jonathan Pinkston scored the game-winning goal for Grayson.
See the entire game and Hayes' performance via Krossover here.
Andrew Cumming, So., Foothill-Santa Ana (Calif.)
Cumming helped Foothill avenge last year's season-ending loss to Loyola-Los Angeles (Calif.) with an 8-point performance on Feb. 24. The sophomore scored five goals and had three assists in a 12-11 overtime victory. The win improves Foothill to 1-0 on the season and avenges a 13-4 loss to Loyola last season.
Jake Lemon, Sr., Tampa Jesuit (Fla.)
Lemon surpassed 200 career points with an 8-point game against Tampa Prep (Fla.) on Feb. 22. The senior finished the game with 201 career points. The Canisius commit finished his junior year with 69 points on 48 goals and 21 assists.
Jesuit’s senior Jake Lemon (on right) surpasses 200 career point milestone with 8 points(201 total) tonight vs Tampa Prep. Pictured with fellow senior Seth Cashen. Congratulations Jake!@tampalaxreport pic.twitter.com/2PkFScL5Hw
— Jesuit Lax (@TampaJesuit) February 23, 2018
Tanner Merritt, Sr., Buchholz (Fla.)
Merritt scooped up three ground balls, caused two turnovers and scored two goals to help the Bobcats to a 9-8 win over Matanzas (Fla.) on Feb. 23.
Wyatt Schupler, Sr., Ponte Vedra
The goalie made 14 saves in the Sharks 11-10 win over IMG Academy (Fla.) on Feb. 25. The win improved Ponte Vedra's record to 4-0 on the season. The Sharks allowed just five goals in its first three games this season.