Women's Lacrosse's Generi and Foky Receive Weekly Honors
Generi named Navy Athlete of the Week; Foky earns second league honor.
March 4, 2013
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Navy women's lacrosse sophomore duo of Loren Generi (Bayport, N.Y.) and Annie Foky (Charlottesville, Va.) have each been honored following No. 15 Navy's 12-8 win over Richmond last Saturday.
Generi has been named the Naval Academy Athletic Association Athlete of the Week Presented by Rolls-Royce. Foky has been selected as the Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week.
Generi paced Navy (5-0) on the offensive end against Richmond, matching her career-high with seven points on five goals and two assists. Generi also chipped in with seven draw controls.
Navy trailed 8-7 in the second half before going on a 5-0 run to secure the win. During the spurt, Generi had three goals and two assists. She scored the game-tying goal and assisted on senior Jasmine DePompeo's (Sayville, N.Y.) game-winner.
Generi leads Navy and ranks sixth in the nation with 18 goals scored. She is also ranked 12th in the NCAA with 5.00 draw controls per game. Navy's offense ranks eighth in the country at 16.20 goals per game.
Generi was the 2012 Patriot League Rookie of the Year.
Foky earns her second straight Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week honor. Foky matched her career-high with 11 saves and picked up four ground balls while playing the full 60 minutes in the cage against the Spiders.
Foky stepped up in the final 20 minutes, making five saves and holding Richmond without a goal as Navy went on a 5-0 run to clinch the win.
The sophomore leads the NCAA in save percentage this season at .587 and is ranked third in the nation in goals-against average (5.43). Foky has anchored a Navy defense that ranks fourth in the country in overall goals-against average (5.80). Foky is 3-0 and has made 27 saves in 209:52 minutes of play.
Foky is the first Navy goalie to earn back-to-back Patriot League weekly honors.
Navy will host Lehigh this Saturday at 2:30 PM in its Patriot League opener.