Indiana and Penn State Take Home Men's Soccer Weekly Accolades

Penn State's Brian Forgue earns Defensive Player of the Week accolades

Aug. 27, 2012

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Indiana and Penn State have earned Big Ten men’s soccer weekly honors as announced on Monday. Eriq Zavaleta takes home Offensive Player of the Week, while Brian Forgue earns the nod on the defensive end.

Offensive Player of the Week
Eriq Zavaleta, Indiana
F – So. – Indianapolis, Ind. – Westfield

  • Tallied three goals en route to two Hoosier victories last weekend
  • Recorded seven shots on goal
  • Earns the third weekly award of his career
  • Last Indiana Offensive Player of the Week: Eriq Zavaleta (Oct. 17, 2011)

Defensive Player of the Week
Brian Forgue, Penn State
D – Sr. – Glenmoore, Pa. – Downingtown West

  • Played all 90 minutes in the Nittany Lions shutout victory over Stetson (3-0)
  • Helped the Penn State back line limit the Hatters to two shots and zero shots on goal
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Penn State Defensive Player of the Week: Andrew Wolverton (Sept. 12, 2011)

 2012 Big Ten Players of the Week
Aug. 27       O: Eriq Zavaleta – So., Indiana
                    D: Brian Forgue – Sr., Penn State