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Gunnar Elder Chosen MIAA Men’s Lacrosse Offensive Player Of Week

Hope College’s Gunnar Elder has been selected the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Men’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week for games played April 10-16.

The senior attacker from East Grand Rapids, Michigan (East Grand Rapids HS) totaled three goals and 13 assists during two road wins last week for the MIAA-leading Flying Dutchmen.

Elder is receiving the award for the second time this season and the fifth time in his career.

During a 14-9 win at Calvin on Tuesday, Elder scored two goals and tied a school record with eight assists.

During a 22-7 win at Kalamazoo on Saturday, Elder recorded one goal and five assists. Three of his assists came during the first 4 ½ minutes to help Hope grab a 5-0 lead.