BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — Lindsey Lucas (Fr., Orinda, Calif./Miramonte) of No. 7-ranked Princeton University posted 46 saves over the span of four games for the Tigers during a 3-1 week in California to claim recognition as the the March 20 Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Division I co-Defensive Player of the Week.
She shares Defensive Player of the Week recognition with fellow goalkeeper Zoe Banks (Sr., Palo Alto, Calif./Henry M. Gunn) of No. 14-ranked Harvard University.
A six-time weekly honor recipient from the league office in 2023 following prior Defensive Player (January 30, February 13, February 27) and Rookie (January 30, February 27) of the Week nods, Lucas helped Princeton finish 3-1 on the week with victories over No. 9 Long Beach State University (11-8 W), Division III No. 1/No. 24 Pomona-Pitzer Colleges (15-11 W) and No. 16 Loyola Marymount University (13-10 W) along with a loss to No. 4 the University of California-Los Angeles (9-3 L).
She opened the week by turning aside 19 shots against Long Beach State on Tuesday, March 14, prior to stopping nine scoring tries against Pomona-Pitzer on Wednesday, March 15.
At the LMU Invitational hosted by Loyola Marymount on Saturday, March 18, Lucas blocked down eight shots versus the host Lions before notching 10 saves facing UCLA.
March 20 Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Division I Defensive Player of the Week Honor Roll: Alex Brown (University of Michigan)