SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Susquehanna men’s lacrosse player, Jared Knowlton (North Salem, N.Y. / Kent School), and women’s track athlete, Ashley West (East Hampton, N.Y./East Hampton), have been named the SAAC/Pepsi Super Crusaders for the week ending April 26.
Knowlton started and played in all 60 minutes in SU’s men’s lacrosse win over Catholic University on Saturday. With this win, the team clinched the number two seed in the Landmark Conference Tournament. Knowlton had 14 saves as he and the defense only gave up five goals to the Cardinals.
This season, Knowlton, has started all 13 games in which he has played. He has a 5.93 goals-against average, a .637 save percentage with 137 saves, and an 11-2 record.
The Crusaders are 12-3 overall with a 6-1 Landmark record. The 12 victories tie a program record. The men’s lacrosse team returns to action on Wednesday, April 29 when SU hosts number three seed Scranton in a Landmark Conference semifinal.
At the Paul Keiser Classic, West placed second among 65 women in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:12.01. Her time is a SU and Landmark Conference record. She finished just .02 behind the first place finisher, a DII athlete. West is currently ranked 10th in NCAA Division III in the event.
The women’s track and field team returns to action on Saturday and Sunday, May 2-3, when Susquehanna hosts the Landmark Conference Championships.