Each week during the 2012 season, ESPNHS Lacrosse will select a player from each of four regions as Player of the Week.
To submit a player for consideration fill out our submission form here. Please be sure to provide the player’s entire week's worth of performances.
Athletes can earn Player of the Week honors just once during the 2012 regular season.
The following players are for the week of May 14 through 19.
Carly Reed, Jr., St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes (Alexandria, Va.), attack
Reed helped the Saints bring home some hardware last week. The Saints won both the Independent School League (ISL) and Virginia Independent School Athletic Association (VISAA) titles and Reed totaled 12 goals in three games. On May 16 against POWERADE FAB 50 No. 7 Georgetown Visitation in the ISL championship, Reed totaled seven points on six goals and one assist. Two days later in the VISAA semifinal against Bishop O’Connell (Alexandria, Va.) the North Carolina commit added a goal in a 17-6 victory. Then in the championship game against Bishop Ireton on May 19, the No. 2 player in the ESPN Top 50 scored five goals. Reed, who already held the Saints' career goal mark, scored 107 goals and added 19 assists this season to bring her career total to 415 points on 344 goals and 71 assists.
Caroline Flowers, Sr., Kentucky Country Day (Louisville, Ky.), midfield
Flowers was named MVP of the state championship game after scoring five goals in a 12-7 victory over Sacred Heart (Louisville, Ky.) on May 18. Flowers scored two goals in the first six minutes to help the Lady Bearcats jump out to an early lead. The senior scored four goals in the first half to give her team a 7-3 lead. The championship game was the seventh appearance in the title game for KCD and the program’s third championship.
Maggie Auslander, Jr., Green Hope (Cary, N.C.)
Auslander was named the MVP of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association championship game after scoring five goals and adding one assist in a 17-6 victory over Charlotte Catholic on May 19. The No. 30 player in the ESPN Top 50 helped the Falcons to their first state sanctioned state championship and its first undefeated season. The North Carolina commit finished the season with 108 points on 73 goals and 35 assists.
Erin Todd, Sr., Air Academy (USAF, Colo.), attack
Air Academy was tied with Kent Denver 4-4 at halftime of the state semifinal when Todd went to work. The senior scored six of her seven goals in the second half to lead The Kadets to a 13-12 win over Kent Denver on May 19. Todd scored her seventh goal of the game with 4:25 remaining and it was that goal, the team’s 13, that proved to be the game winner. Todd has 73 goals and 41 assists through 20 games this season. The Kadets' win propels them to the Colorado state championship game where they will meet defending champion Cherry Creek on May 23.