Feb. 23, 2015
BIG EAST Release
MILWAUKEE - Marquette University graduate attackman Jordan Greenfield was named the BIG EAST Conference Offensive Player of the Week after a six-goal outburst in the Golden Eagles' 11-10 overtime win at Richmond on Sunday, the league announced Monday afternoon.
Trailing 8-4 entering the fourth quarter, Greenfield propelled the Golden Eagles with three goals in the frame to help Marquette force overtime. The Dover, Massachusetts native sent No. 17/16 Marquette to 3-0 on the season when he potted his first shot of the overtime period past Richmond goalie Benny Pugh.
His sixth goal on the afternoon set a program record and his six points tied the fourth-highest total in Marquette history. Greenfield is one of just 11 players among Division I competitors to have scored six-or-more goals in a game this season.
The graduate student also produced a shot percentage of .500 after connecting on 6-of-12 shots, 10 of which were on goal.
Greenfield has led MU in points in each of its first three games, amassing 10 goals and five assists. He sits 13th nationally with 5.00 points per game and is 15th with 3.33 goals per contest.
This is the second consecutive week the Golden Eagles have received conference accolades after B.J. Grill earned defensive player of the week and Kyle Whitlow was named to the honor roll on Feb. 16.
The Golden Eagles resume action in Louisville, Kentucky when they play two games in three days against rv/- Detroit on Friday, Feb. 27 and rv/rv Ohio State on Sunday, March 1. Both games will be played at Owsley B. Frazier Stadium and hosted by Bellarmine University.