Major League Lacrosse, the premiere professional outdoor lacrosse league, announced the weekly award winners for Week One of the 2013 season, that concluded on April 28. The winners are chosen every week by MLL Commissioner David Grossand are based on outstanding in-game achievements. Chesapeake Bayhawks midfielder Kyle Dixon was named the Warrior Offensive Player of the Week, while New York Lizards face-off specialist Greg Gurenlian took home Warrior Defensive Player of the Week accolades.
Gurenlian took command of the face-offs, going 21-28 and helped the Lizards to their 14-11 win over the Boston Cannons, Sunday afternoon at Shuart Stadium in Hempstead, New York. Gurenlian will look to pick up right where he left off in the 2012 season, where he earned a .602 FO percentage and finished third in the MLL for face-off win percentage. He hit a .750 face-off win rate Sunday, to go along with eight ground balls. Watch these two weekly winners square off this Saturday, May 4, at 7:00 PM (ET) at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis Md. The game will broadcast live regionally on several networks including Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic and MSG+.