This week, Penn State freshman goalie Colby Kneese earned the honor for his big, primetime performance.

Kneese had 13 saves, allowing just four goals against in Sunday night’s game against Ohio State. With the win, Penn State remains unbeaten at 10-0. The Nittany Lions continue Big Ten play with a tilt against Maryland this weekend.

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The other nominees:

  • TD Ierlan, M, Albany: 26-of-30 FOs vs. Stony Brook
  • Christian Cuccinello, A, Villanova: 5G, 1A, GWG vs. Marquette
  • Colby Kneese, G, Penn State: 4GA, 13 svs vs. OSU
  • Eddie Bouhall, D, Lehigh: 6GB, 4CT vs. Boston U

Each week, the Alpha Player of the Week is selected by @Inside_Lacrosse’s fans and followers on Twitter. Voting is open for 24 hours and the winner will be announced Wednesdays.

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