Manson Earns Ivy Weekly Honors

PHILADELPHIA--Senior women's lacrosse attacker Rachel Manson was named theIvy League's Offensive Player ofthe Week. Itwas herfirst honor of the season and second in her career.

Manson scored five goals, including the game-winner against Cal. Her five-goal outing tied her career best. She added two more goals in Penn's Ivy Leauge opener against No. 13 Yale, and was milliseconds away from completing the hat trick, but had the goal waved off because the clock had expired. Manson struck with incredible effifiency taking 10 shots in the two games, missing the cage just twice and scoring on seven. The senior leads the team's goal-production with 10 this season.

Senior goalkeeper Sarah Waxman was named to the Ivy League Weekly Honor Roll forpocketing two wins and shutting out Yale in the second half. She stopped nine shots in the second half alone.In the game she denied the Bulldogs with 10 saves andstymied their top three scorers who combined for just three goals in 19 shots. Waxmanholds an impressive 6.60 goals-against average through five games this season.

Manson's honor is the second player of the week nod for Penn. Melissa Lehman nabbed the season's first offensive honor, March 4.

The Quakers open their home slate, Wednesday with in-state foe Penn State at Franklin Field.Game-time is set for 6 p.m.