May 4, 2011
Annapolis, Md. -
Navy sophomore Jasmine DePompeo
(Sayville, N.Y.) has been named the Synapse Sports/WomensLacrosse.com National Offensive Player of the Week, the web site recently announced.
DePompeo scored a Patriot League Tournament record 13 points over two games in leading Navy to its second straight league title in Hamilton, N.Y. last week. DePompeo scored seven points in the second half and nine total to lead Navy back from a five-point deficit in a 15-14 win over Colgate in the league title game.
DePompeo's nine points in the championship game tied her career high and is a new Patriot League Tournament record, as was her seven assists in the two games. She was named the tournament MVP for her efforts.
DePompeo leads the team in goals (53), assists (37) and points (90) this season. DePompeo ranks second in the nation in points, fourth in points per game and sixth in assists. Her 90 points are the fourth most in a single season at Navy behind Erin Rawlick's three years of varsity play and the 37 assists are tied for the most in a single season at Navy.
She was also named the Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year and to the all-league first team at the conclusion of the regular season. DePompeo surpassed the 100 career point plateau in the championship game, becoming just the second Navy sophomore to achieve the feat.
Navy (14-5) will host Northeast Conference Champion Quinnipiac (13-4) in an NCAA Play-In Game on Saturday, May 7 at 12 noon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The winner will receive an automatic bid to the 2011 NCAA Tournament.
Synapse Sports/WomensLacrosse.com Weekly National Honors
Offensive Player of the Week - Jasmine DePompeo, Navy
Defensive Player of the Week - Kristen Giovanniello, Dartmouth
Rookie of the Week - Christie Dougherty, High Point
Weekly Honor Roll
Rachael Burke, Albany
Meredith Cain, Penn
Allison Daley, Canisius
Kyla Dambach, Cornell
Devon Gibney, Quinnipiac
Liz Hogan, Syracuse
Ariel Lane, James Madison
Lyndsey Munoz, Stanford
Jesse O'Donnell, Massachusetts