Courtesy: MAAC Sports

Rodgers, Silfer Earn Student-Athlete of the Week Awards

Courtesy:  MAAC Sports
Release:  April 19, 2017
Jeffrey Rodgers, Fairfield

Men’s Tennis | Sophomore | 5-11| Scotch Plains, NJ/Scotch Plains-Fmnwood
The sophomore Finance major from Scotch Plains, N.J. holds a 3.76 GPA in the classroom. On the courts, Jeffrey Rodgers has been competing at a high level all season to help Fairfield be in the hunt for a spot in the 2017 MAAC Championships. In the No. 3 singles spot, he has a winning record of 3-2 in league play with wins over Rider, Saint Peter’s, and Niagara. In doubles action, Rodgers competes in the second spot for the Stags. With partner Ethan Ammon, the two have teamed up to win three consecutive matches in April.

Lindsey Silfer, Canisius
Softball | Senior | Outfield | 5-8 | Cicero, NY/Cicero – North Syracuse

Canisius senior Lindsey Silfer, the 2017 MAAC Softball Preseason Player of the Year, holds a 3.67 grade point average as a health and wellness major at Canisius College. On the field, Silfer is a career .358 hitter, and her 70 hits in 2016 matched a school record. For her efforts as a junior, the Cicero, New York native became just the fifth player in Canisius history to be named the MAAC Player of the Year.

She is just one of four players in school history to collect more than 200 hits for her career, and she ranks eighth in the program’s record books with 103 career runs batted in. In the classroom, she is a two-time MAAC All-Academic honoree.

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