Connolly & Proctor Named UMass/Dinn Brothers Athletes Of Week
April 10, 2007
AMHERST, Mass. - UMass seophomore lacrosse player Jim Connolly and junior leftfielder Lauren Proctor were named the UMass/Dinn Brothers Athletes of the Week for the week ending April 8. They will be honored on Wednesday at the Sports Luncheon held at the Cape Cod Room in the Campus Center. The guest speakers will be baseball coach Mike Stone and Athletics Director John McCutcheon.
Jim Connolly had a natural hat trick in UMass' 11-7 win over St. John's on Saturday. Connolly had the game-winning goal with the eighth score of that game that wrapped up his hat trick. Connolly began his run with the game-tying goal to make it 6-6 with 9:06 left in the third. Then Connolly put UMass ahead for good with a score just 14 seconds later, making it 7-6. Connolly also added two assists for five points to tie his career high for the third time in his two years.
Lauren Proctor batted a team-high .700 (7-10) as the Minutewomen won all four of their conference games this week. Proctor had two doubles, a home run and six
RBI while also scoring five runs and stealing a base. She compiled a 1.200
slugging percentage and a .636 on-base percentage. In a doubleheader sweep of
Rhode Island on Tuesday, Proctor batted 6-for-7 and hit her first home run of
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