Michelle Tumolo and Ally Kennedy

GEICO Defensive Player of the Year Voting Opens Thursday for Lacrosse

Winner to receive $5,000 bonus

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Athletes Unlimited
Aug 18, 2021

The GEICO Defensive Player of The Year (DPOY) will be making its return for the inaugural Athletes Unlimited Lacrosse season. Athletes Unlimited will be awarding the winner of the award with a $5,000 bonus.

The league has identified the three finalists based on defensive statistics: Becca Block, Ella Simkins and Kayla Wood. Now, players and paying members of the Unlimited Club will vote to determine who is crowned the GEICO DPOY. Voting will open on August 19 at 10 a.m. ET, and will close on August 21 at 12 p.m. ET. Members will receive a email once voting opens.

The winner will be announced after the completion of the last game of the season during the Athletes Unlimited Lacrosse Closing Ceremony on August 22.

To join the Unlimited Club and vote on the GEICO Defensive Player of the Year, download the official Athletes Unlimited App and select a Pro, MVP or Captain-level plan under Membership in the menu.

Get in the Game

Join The Unlimited Club to unlock benefits for every Athletes Unlimited season by downloading the official Athletes Unlimited App.


  • Exclusive Pre-Sale Window
  • Access to the Athletes Unlimited App and Fan Leaderboard
  • Receive Special Member Giveaways
  • Newsletter -- the best way to stay up to date with the latest Athletes Unlimited news
  • Unlimited Pick athlete news & access



Rookie benefits, plus:

  • Founding Member Designation
  • Contribute 10% to the Athlete Bonus Pool
  • Club Vote: Vote on Game MVPs, GEICO Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year & more
  • Early Access to Tickets
  • Exclusive end of season auction with game-used items with 90% of funds going to the Athlete Causes program and 10% going to the Player Bonus Pool



Pro benefits, plus:

  • Virtual Post-Draft Meet and Greets
  • Invitations to virtual events, such as athlete Q&As
  • Access to exclusive NFTs
  • Exclusive videos (Extended Mic’d Ups and more)



MVP benefits, plus:

  • Access to Ticket Concierge
  • On-site Meet & Greets with athletes
  • Preferred Parking**
  • Player-only item (Duffel Bag)
  • **When available