Rice Earns Nod to BIG EAST Honor Roll
May 10, 2010
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Villanova freshman Jack Rice (Baltimore, Md.) has been named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll for the 12th and final week of the season, as announced by the conference office today. Rice scored a hat trick against the then-No.14 Georgetown Hoyas in a 15-9 loss this past Saturday. It marked the fourth time this season that Rice has tallied at least three goals in a game.
At the conclusion of his freshman campaign, Rice netted 26 goals to put him in second place on the team and was fourth on the squad in total points for the season with 26. The BIG EAST accolade marks the third time this season the attackman has been honored by the conference.
Joel White of Syracuse and Rickey Mirabito of Georgetown were tabbed BIG EAST Defensive and Offensive Players of the Week, respectively.
Villanova (10-5, 4-2 Big East) finished the season at No.18/17 in the USILA and Nike/Inside Lacrosse polls and claimed third place in the inaugural season of BIG EAST men's lacrosse.
BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll
Chris Daniello, Syracuse, Sr., A/M
Tallied four goals and an assist in a win at St. John's; also collected two ground balls
Charlie Holenstein, St. John's, So., A
Notched two goals in a home loss to No. 2/2 Syracuse
Kevin Hover, Rutgers, So., A
Recorded two goals and an assist in a win at Providence
Jack Rice, Villanova, Fr., A
Scored three goals in a home loss to No. 14/14 Georgetown
Ryan Riedl, Providence, Sr., D
Led the Friars with a game-high three caused turnovers and a team-high five ground balls in a home loss to Rutgers