DURHAM, N.C. – Junior attacker Kerrin Maurer has been selected the WomensLax.com Player of the Week following a six-point performance Saturday, March 22 in Duke’s 16-11 victory over ACC opponent Virginia.
Maurer totaled three goals and three assists against the Cavaliers, collecting her fifth hat trick of the season and her sixth multiple assist game. She netted two markers during a 6-0 Duke scoring run that propelled the home squad past visiting Virginia in the final 10 minutes of the contest. Maurer also corralled a career-high five draw controls to help the Blue Devils win the category, 16-13.
A native of Setauket, N.Y., Maurer has registered at least one point in a career-best 16 games dating back to last season, and continues to pace Duke in points (50), goals (31) and assists (19). She ranks third in the ACC in both goals per game (3.10) and assists per game (1.90) while coming in at fifth nationally in points per game (5.00).
Maurer and the Blue Devils face a tough test this weekend in No. 3 Syracuse. That matchup is slated for Saturday, March 29 at 1 p.m. in the Carrier Dome.