Lacrosse Standouts, Beal, Sinicola Named MSU Athletes of the Week for April 18

Montclair, NJ (4/18/11) - Lacrosse standouts Kailee Beal (Landing, NJ / Roxbury) and Robert Sinicola (North Caldwell, NJ / West Essex) were named MSU Athletes of the Week for April 18.

Beal was named the Skyline Conference Player of the Week after helping Montclair State to its ninth win in its last 10 games as the Red Hawks knocked off Mount St. Vincent, 20-9 to remain unbeaten in the Skyline this season. Beal scored four goals and added two assists in the victory as MSU improved to 9-3 overall, 7-0 in the league. Beal scored three times in the first half and handed out two assists as Montclair State built a 15-5 halftime lead. She also added three gounrd balls and eight draw controls, her third straight game with five or more draws. Beal currently ranks second in the conference in draw controls at 5.00 per game and is ranked in the Top 10 in points per game (3.50) and assists per contest (1.08). She is second on the team in points scored with 42 and has also registered 29 goals, 26 ground balls and 14 caused turnovers.

Sinicola played a big role in a pair of victories for the Red Hawks last week as Montclair climbed into second place in the Skyline Conference. The senior recorded a goal and six assists along with a ground ball as Montclair State got back to the .500 mark at 6-6 overall while improving to 3-1 in the Skyline Conference. Sinicola picked up three assists as MSU won its second straight handing Maritime College its first Skyline loss with a 6-5 win on the road. He then had a goal, three assists and a ground ball as Montclair State rolled past Mount St. Vincent 15-3. Sinicola currently leads the Red Hawks in assists (23) and points scored (37) while also scoring 14 goals and collecting 21 ground balls. He ranks second in the Skyline in assists per game (1.92) and is fourth in points per game (3.08).