Tony Tanzi named NEILA Division I Player of the Week

March 27, 2007

Sacred Heart junior Tony Tanzi (Mahopac, NY) was named the NEILA Division I New England Offensive Player of the Week announced Tuesday afternoon. Tanzi picks up the award after leading the Pioneers to 10-7 win at Robert Morris on Sunday in their Colonial Athletic Association opener.

Tanzi buried a career-high three goals to lead the Pioneers to their first CAA win of the year. Tanzi added an assist to his stat totals for a career-best four points. On the year, Tanzi has six goals and an assist and is second on the team with 15 ground balls.

The New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association is a unique and independent organization comprised of Division I, II and III Programs competing within the New England Region. The NEILA is represented by the institutions head coach, and seeks to promote the growth and development of the game throughout the New England Region. Every year the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association goes through an extensive nomination and voting process to recognize the most outstanding intercollegiate player's in the New England Region.