ATLANTA – St. John’s won four games in three days at Music City Judgement over the weekend thanks to the play of sophomore midfielder Boone Almquist, who earned MCLA Division II Commanding of Performance of the Week powered by Under Armour for the period ending March 11.
Almquist impacted the weekend, which included victories over three ranked teams, in numerous ways for the Johnnies.
In the four games, the Maple Grove, Minn., product combined for 10 goals and four assists out of the midfielder. This was highlighted by a five goal, two assist performance against No. 23 Central Conn. State.
In addition to his work on the offensive end, Almquist won 16-of-24 attempts (66.7 winning percentage) while also scooping up nine ground balls.
"The addition of Boone has provided depth offensively, defensively and at the X," said St. John's coach Derek Daehn. "He is always looking to do whatever it takes to get the W. This is a well deserved honor for Boone."
For his efforts in earning the Commanding Performance of the Week powered by Under Armour, Almquist will receive a new Under Armour Command Head – a $100 value. Under Armour is the proud sponsor of the MCLA.
Under Armour Honor Roll
Liam Birrell, Sr. – Northern Arizona
Made a career-high 28 saves in the Lumberjacks’ upset of No. 8 Fullerton before turning away 20 more shots in a loss to San Diego.
Alexander Cunningham, Fr. - Cal State San Marcos
The rookie attackman registered a hat trick and dished out a pair of dimes, helping the Cougars take down No. 20 San Diego.
Sam Fuller, Sr. – St. Thomas
The Tommies long-stick midfielder had seven caused turnovers, 16 ground balls and an assist in a 3-0 stretch at Music City Judgement.
Ryan Grazko, Fr. – San Diego
The attackman buried five goals in the Toreros’ upset of No. 15 Northern Arizona. He also chipped in with four markers in a loss to No. 17 Cal State San Marcos.
Scott McNamara, Jr. – Minn.-Duluth
In a 4-0 week for the Bulldogs, MacNamara scored 19 goals and dished out 18 assist to help Duluth improve to 6-2 on the season.
Kent Norris, Jr. – Florida Gulf Coast
In the Eagles’ upset of No. 2 Grand Valley State, the goalie made 18 saves and scored a goal in the 13-12 win. He added 30 stops in a loss to No. 3 St. Thomas the next day.