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Krieger Earns NEILA Player of the Week Honor for Second Time

Harry Krieger heads into the Ivy League tournament with a 9.07 goals-against average (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Junior goalie Harry Krieger of the No. 17 Harvard men's lacrosse team has been tabbed the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA)/Skor Sports Player of the Week for the second time, it was announced Wednesday. The Crimson also moved to No. 1 in the NEILA poll after downing Yale, 9-5, April 30.

Krieger, a native of Timonium, Md., recorded 16 saves, while surrendering only five goals in Harvard's key Ivy League victory over Yale. Krieger, who has started all 14 games in net this spring, sports a 9-5 overall record and a .542 save percentage. He has made 148 saves and boasts a 9.07 goals-against average.
 
Krieger and Harvard, which finished the regular season 9-5 overall and 3-3 in the Ancient Eight, earned the No. 3 seed in the Ivy League tournament, which will be hosted by Cornell May 6-8. The Crimson will face Penn, the No. 2 seed, Friday, May 6 at 5 p.m., in a game which will be shown live on ESPN3.com. The Ivy League final will be held Sunday, May 8 at noon and will be broadcast live on ESPNU and ESPN3.com.