Krieger Tabbed NEILA Player of the Week

Harry Krieger is 5-1 on the season with a 9.80 goals-against average (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- After making a total of 25 saves in two Harvard wins last week, sophomore goalie Harry Krieger of the 17th-ranked Crimson men's lacrosse team has been honored as the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA)/Skor Sports Player of the Week.

Harvard, which is ranked No. 17 nationally in the Nike/Inside Lacrosse poll and No. 18 in the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) ranking, moved to No. 1 in the NEILA poll Tuesday. 

In Harvard's 10-4 win over Holy Cross March 15, Krieger recorded 12 saves and did not allow a Crusaders goal over the final 44:55 of the game. Krieger stopped 13 shots in an 11-7 win over Brown March 19, as the Crimson moved to 1-0 in Ivy League action.

Krieger stands at 5-1 on the season with a 9.80 goals-against average, to go along with a save percentage of .500.

Harvard will visit Dartmouth in a conference game Saturday, March 26 at 2 p.m.