YORK, PA - York College senior face off man Billy Sasso has been named the Capital Athletic Conference Men's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.
Sasso had a huge night at the X as the Spartans downed #5 Cabrini in a top-ten showdown on Friday night in York. Sasso won 18-of-21 face offs as the Spartans earned the 11-7 win over the Cavaliers. Sasso won 7-of-8 first half face offs as the Spartans raced out to a 6-0 halftime lead. Sasso also had eight ground balls in the win. The 18 face off wins ties him for third on the single-game Spartan list.
For the year, Sasso has one 110-of-18 face offs for a .618 face off percentage. Sasso leads the Spartans with 60 ground balls while he also has a goal and two assists.