Wilson earns second SSC Specialist of the Week honor

Wilson earns second SSC Specialist of the Week honor

SAINT LEO, Fla. – Saint Leo men's lacrosse junior Mitch Wilson was named the Sunshine State Conference Specialist of the Week following two impressive performances as Saint Leo's faceoff specialist in the games against Emmanuel and Westminster.

Wilson went 37 for 42 on the face-off 'x' with an 88.1-winning percentage this past week to help the Lions go 2-0 with a 26-3 win at Emmanuel, and he helped the Lions take a 16-9 win over Westminster.

Against Emmanuel, the junior won 15 of his 18 attempts and grabbed 13 ground balls. In Saturday's contest with Westminster, Wilson won 22 of 24 attempts while snagging a career-high 15 ground balls.

Wilson's performances helped improve his season winning percentage to 71.2-percent, and moved him to fourth in the nation in winning percentage, and he stands tied for third in ground balls per game with 8.5 GBs.

This is Wilson's second honor of the season and his career. 

Saint Leo returns to action on Tuesday, March 14 with a 7 p.m. contest versus Alabama-Huntsville at University Turf Stadium.

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