Northwestern, Michigan State Collect Men's Soccer Player of the Week Plaudits

Zach Bennett

Sept. 16, 2013

Offensive Player of the Week
Joey Calistri, Northwestern
F - So. - Deerfield, Ill. - Deerfield

• Scored four goals, including a pair of game-winners, in leading Northwestern to the NIU Adidas Invite championship
• Recorded a hat trick in the Wildcats' 4-0 win over Green Bay on Sept. 13
• Scored his fourth goal of the weekend in the Wildcats' 2-0 win over Butler on Sept. 15
• Named the Most Valuable Player of the tournament
• Earned his second consecutive Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor and the fourth of his career
• Last Northwestern Offensive Player of the Week: Joey Calistri (Sept. 9, 2013)

Defensive Player of the Week
Zach Bennett, Michigan State
GK - So. - Plano, Texas - Plano

• Recorded his third shutout of the season in Michigan State's 2-0 win over Marquette on Sept. 15
• Tallied five saves to record his sixth career shutout
• Leads the Big Ten in goals against average at .50
• Earned his second career Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honor
• Last Michigan State Defensive Player of the Week: Zach Bennett (Oct. 22, 2012)

2013 Big Ten Players of the Week
Sept. 3

O: James Murphy, Jr., MICH
D: Alex Ivanov, Jr., OSU

Sept. 9
O: Joey Calistri, So., NU and Tomislav Zadro, Sr., WIS
D: Tyler Miller, Jr., NU

Sept. 16
O: Joey Calistri, So., NU
D: Zach Bennett, So., MSU