WSCR: Minnesota and Penn State Garner Weekly Honors

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Minnesota's Katie Bethke was tabbed Offensive Player of the Week while Penn State's Alyssa Naeher and Christine Nairn were voted Defensive Player and Freshman of the Week, respectively, for games played through Sept. 28-Oct. 4, the conference office announced today. Bethke had a monster 12-point, five-goal week in leading the Gophers to a pair of wins over Wisconsin and South Dakota. Her four goals against the Coyotes tied a school record, and is currently the best mark in the Big Ten this season. Meanwhile on defense, Naeher collected her third weekly accolade of the 2009 season after nabbing five saves to earn the 2-1 victory over No. 15 Ohio State on Sunday. PSU's Nairn was also recognized with a weekly award after she notched her fourth goal of the year to break the Buckeyes' 307-minute shutout streak.  Read More ...

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