Villanova second baseman Tyler Sciacca won the Big Five player of the week honor on Monday and La Salle's Pat Christensen was named the pitcher of the week.

Christensen (4-2), who got the win in a 12-inning, 2-1 victory at Fordham on Saturday, leads the Atlantic Ten with eight saves. The junior has struck out 44 batters in 331/3 innings while walking six.

Widener's Josh Fox (Lower Merion) was named the Commonwealth Conference men's lacrosse player of the week after scoring eight goals in a pair of victories and Mac Nestler was named the league's goalkeeper of the week.

George Washington's Sarah Phillips (Downingtown West) was named the Atlantic Ten's women's lacrosse player of the week after scoring seven goals in a 17-11 win over St. Bonaventure. The senior tied the GW record for most points in a season with 79.

Bucknell's Christian Lupica (Holy Ghost Prep) was named the Patriot League's rookie of the week after he won the 110-meter hurdles in 14.70 seconds and ran on the winning 4X100 relay team, to qualify for the IC4A Championships in both events.

Lafayette goalkeeper Meghan Curtin (Penn Charter) was named the Patriot League's defensive player of the week.

BASKETBALL: Ursinus named former Bears all-American Dennis Stanton an assistant men's basketball coach. Stanton, a graduate of La Salle High, was the 2004 Mid-Atlantic Region Division III player of the year after leading the NCAA (all divisions) in scoring with 879 points and an average of 32.6 points per game.

Stanton played professionally in Europe for four seasons then became the head coach at Souderton High.

MEN'S LACROSSE: Lehigh (12-2) jumped from No. 12 to No. 9 in the newest U.S. Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Division I coaches poll. Princeton (9-3) jumped from No. 14 to No. 12, while Villanova (8-5) fell from No. 11 to No. 13. Penn State (8-5) moved from No. 16 to No. 15.

Villanova will host the Big East Tournament May 3-5.

Cabrini (11-2) remained No. 6 in Division III.