Estrada earns first MLC weekly award

March 19, 2019

Lacrosse player EstradaWAUKESHA, Wis. – Freshman Johnny Estrada of Marian University men’s lacrosse has been named the MLC defensive player of the week announced the league office Monday night.

Estrada (Pewaukee, Wis.) led the Sabres to a pair of victories in goal. The rookie made 12 saves on 14 shots for an .857 save percentage in a 6-2 win over Monmouth College in MLC action Saturday. He then made another eight saves in a 20-13 win over Northland College Sunday to close out the weekend with 20 total saves for a .571 combined save percentage.  On the season, Estrada is 3-1 with 43 saves to go with an 8.50 goals against average and .558 save percentage.

Estrada is the first Sabre in program history to be named the defensive player of the week by the MLC.

The full release from the MLC can be found at

Marian opens their spring trip at Whittier for a 6:30 p.m. (CDT) start Wednesday, March 20 in a non-conference game.