ATTLEBORO, Mass. – Mitchell College freshman Jesse McKeever was named New England Collegiate Conference Rookie of the Week for the sport of men's lacrosse, as announced by the league on Monday morning.
McKeever netted a hat trick in his collegiate debut last week as the Mariners opened the 2018 season. He finished with three goals and two assists in a loss at Anna Maria, scoring all three goals in the second half. He also scooped up six ground balls in the contest and caused a team-high four turnovers.
McKeever, a midfielder, has started two games for Mitchell this season. He leads the team with nine ground balls and five points.
Mitchell (0-2 overall) will next play at St. Joseph's College (LI) on Tuesday, February 27 at 5:30 p.m.