CLax: Players from four different teams share Player of the Week awards

Caleb Wiles was rookie of the week and nabbed an honourable mention for top offensive player as well. (Photo: Tim Prothero)
Caleb Wiles was rookie of the week and nabbed an honourable mention for top offensive player as well. (Photo: Tim Prothero)

The Canadian Lacrosse League Surge Apparel Players of the Week for the week ending January 27th are Ryan Campbell (Brampton) Offensive, Angus Dineley (Toronto) Defensive, Jon Arnold (Niagara) Transition, and Caleb Wiles (Barrie) who takes home Rookie of the Week honours. Wiles also earned an honourable mention for top offensive player with his big game. Both Dineley and defensive honourable mention Zack Higgins shone in the tight and low-scoring Shooting Stars win over Durham last Sunday.

Offensive Player of the Week:
Ryan Campbell – Brampton Inferno
8 goals – 6 assists in 2 Inferno games

Honourable Mention:
Roger Vyse – Ohsweken Demons – 5 goals – 8 assists in 2 Demons games
Caleb Wiles – Barrie Blizzard – 5 goals – 4 assists in Blizzards first ever game

Defensive Player of the Week:
Angus Dineley – Toronto Shooting Stars
46 saves in 9-8 OT win over the Durham TurfDogs leading the Shooting Stars to their 1st ever win

Honourable Mention:
Zach Higgins – Durham TurfDogs – 39 saves on 43 shots in relief in OT loss to the Shooting Stars

Transition Player of the Week:
Jon Arnold – Niagara Lock Monsters
1 goal – 2 assists as part of a great transition game in getting the ball up the floor into the offensive hands of the Lock Monsters in big win over the Brampton Inferno

Honourable Mention:
Mack O’Brien – Toronto Shooting Stars – 1 goal - 2 assists and many other transition opportunties

Rookie of the Week:
Caleb Wiles – Barrie Blizzard
5 goals - 4 assists, quarterbacking and leading the expansion Blizzard as they pushed the defending Champs for a full 60 minutes in a 13-12 loss to the Demons

Honourable Mention:
Corey Fowler – Niagara Lock Monsters – Another big week for Fowler – 4 goals – 3 assists in 21-16 win over the Brampton Inferno
Ken Aaron – Ohsweken Demons – 5pts, strong D and very effective penalty killing during 2 weekend games
Angus Dineley – Toronto Shooting Stars – Star of the game in the Toronto Shooting Stars first ever CLax win in OT vs the Durham TurfDogs

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