Duke's Zach Howell Earns First 2010 ACC Weekly Men's Lacrosse Honor

Feb. 15, 2010

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Duke junior attackman Zach Howell was named the first 2010 Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Lacrosse Player of the Week for the period ending on Sunday, February 14.

Howell led the second-ranked Blue Devils with four goals and two assists in a season-opening 12-11 overtime win over No. 19 Bucknell in neutral territory. The junior attackman registered the game-winner 15 seconds into the overtime session as Duke rallied to come back for the win in front of 7,000 fans at McEachern High School. The 12-11 score marked the first time in the contest that Duke led as the Blue Devils battled back to even the score twice to force overtime.

Duke hosts No. 9 Notre Dame in its home opener on Feb. 20 at 1 p.m., at Koskinen Stadium.