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Penn State lacrosse: Kelly Lechner earns honors

UNIVERSITY PARK Penn State’s Kelly Lechner was named American Lacrosse Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Tuesday as well as Player of the Week.

Also, the Nittany Lions moved up to No. 7 in the IWLCA coaches’ poll, the program’s highest ranking since it was sixth in 2007.

The sophomore midfielder had three goals and an assist in a 16-9 win over Duquesne and added two goals and two assists in a 15-14 victory over then-No. 6 Virginia.

Penn State (3-1) hosts James Madison at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Holuba Hall.