ATLANTA – After powering the Flames offense to a pair of convincing wins at the Battle for Baltimore, Liberty senior attackman Sam Gregory has posted the MCLA Division I Commanding Performance of the Week powered by Under Armour for the period ending March 24.
The Hudson, Ohio, product opened the Battle for Baltimore by scoring four goals and dishing out three assists in a 14-12 victory over Oregon on Saturday.
Gregory followed that up on Sunday with a five-goal, two-assist performance against Northeastern, which the Flames won, 15-10.
For the weekend, Gregory posted nine goals and five assists for 14 points.
“Sam Gregory is one of those players that scores when it’s most needed, and he is always a someone we can rely on,” said Liberty coach Kyle McQuillan. “He has been such a big part of our team’s success for the past three years and he had an excellent showing this last weekend in Baltimore”
For his efforts in earning the Commanding Performance of the Week powered by Under Armour, Gregory will receive a new Under Armour Command Head – a $100 value. Under Armour is the proud sponsor of the MCLA.
Under Armour Honor Roll
Brad Backlund, Fr. – Purdue
The rookie midfielder struck for two goals and three assists in an overtime loss to Kansas before adding seven points (4g, 3a) in a win over Illinois State.
Brian Buckley, Sr. – Santa Clara
The middie had four goals and a dime in the Broncos overtime victory over a ranked USC squad. He also played solid defense while sparking the transition game.
Jesse Clark, Soph. – Florida
The attackman netted a hat trick in the Gators narrow loss to Georgia, 10-9. It's his third hattie of the season.
Jake LaMar, Sr. – Indiana
In wins over West Virginia and Kansas, the FOGO combined to win 18-of-20 draws while gobbling up eight ground balls.
Nick Lemus, Soph. – Chapman
The attackman helped the Panthers sweep their Colorado trip by scoring five goals and dishing out for assists in triumphs against the Buffs and Rams.
Jake Marthens, Sr. – Arizona State
In comfortable wins over Oklahoma and No. 25 Utah Valley, the attackman combined for nine goals and an assist for a 10-point week.
Zach Tardich, Soph. – Western Michigan
The Northville, Mich., product scored five goals and dished out an assist to lead Western Michigan in a tough loss to Grand Valley State.