ACC Men’s Lacrosse: Players of the Week Named

Duke’s Class and Fowler honored

GREENSBORO, N.C. ( – Duke’s Deemer Class has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week, while teammate Danny Fowler is this week’s Defensive Player of the Week.

Senior midfielder Class recorded a game-high five goals to lead the 13th-ranked Blue Devils to a 14-8 victory at Virginia. The win clinched a spot in the ACC Championship for the Blue Devils. Class scored his first two goals of the game late in the second quarter to tie the score 5-5 at halftime. He added three more goals in the fourth quarter, providing cushion to the Blue Devils’ lead. The Baltimore native has 125 goals to rank tied for 11th in Duke history. This is Class’ second ACC Offensive Player of the Week honor of the season.

Junior goalie Fowler had arguably his best game of the season, making 13 saves on 21 shots on goal for a .619 save percentage, his second best of the year against Virginia. After not making any saves in the first quarter, Fowler made five in the second to help Duke to a 5-5 draw at the break. In the second half, he stopped eight shots, including six in the fourth quarter as the Cavaliers managed to score just once in the final period. Fowler is averaging 9.5 saves per game this season and moved his save percentage to over .500 with his latest performance.