Taylor Moreno held onto her points lead in Week 2 of Athletes Unlimited Lacrosse, but Sam Apuzzo is on her heels as the season reaches its midway point.
Goalkeeper Moreno had 415 points in the second week for a total of 996, but attacker Apuzzo was the weekend’s leader, gathering 498 points to move up one spot to second place with 965 points. Defender Lizzie Colson leapt five spots to third place (814) as midfielder Amanda Johansen fell two spots to fourth (806).
Four players found themselves climbing into the top 10, with Kady Glynn and Ally Mastroianni each jumping 11 spots to fifth and seventh, respectively. Charlotte North found herself in the top 10 for the first time at eighth, with 713 total points.
Moreno remained lethal in net, adding to her total saves on the season to bring the number to 66. She also has a league-leading 0.57 save percentage. Glynn sits in second at 0.52.
The NCAA all-time points leader, North took the league lead in goals over the weekend, notching eight through three games in Week 2 to bring her season total to 15. Fellow rookie Lauren Gilbert had an impressive weekend, with two hat tricks and another goal on Sunday. She sits second in goals scored with 14.
Jamie Ortega has the highest shooting percentage on the season, with 0.55.
Team Apuzzo and Team Moreno faced off most exciting game of the week, with the two teams going to the first shootout in Athletes Unlimited history after Team Apuzzo scored six goals in the final frame to tie the score at 10-10. They later won 3-2 in a shootout, and Apuzzo’s teams have gone undefeated through two weeks of action.
We had the first shootout in AU Lacrosse history on Saturday.Here's how it went ⬇️#AULax pic.twitter.com/Xi912jsqRr— Athletes Unlimited (@AUProSports) August 1, 2022
We had the first shootout in AU Lacrosse history on Saturday.Here's how it went ⬇️#AULax pic.twitter.com/Xi912jsqRr
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