Ashburn VA, (March 6, 2017) – No. 10 Rutgers men’s lacrosse junior defenseman and Loudoun County alumni Michael Rexrode was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week Tuesday following an 8-3 road victory at Fairfield.
Rexrode led the defensive effort in the victory Saturday, as the Scarlet Knights held Fairfield to just three goals. The team captain had three ground balls and caused two turnovers.
The Leesburg, Va. native was matched up against reigning CAA Player of the Year Colin Burke, who entered the game with 51 goals in 19 career games. Rexrode held him goal-less for only the second time in Burke’s career.
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