Maryland and Northwestern Claim Big Ten Men's Soccer Weekly Honors


Sept. 20, 2016

Offensive Player of the Week
Gordon Wild, Maryland
F -- So. -- Cologne, Germany -- USC Upstate

  • Guided No. 4 Maryland to wins over Penn State and Rutgers
  • Scored three goals on the week, including the game-winner in overtime in a 3-2 victory over the Nittany Lions
  • Leads the Big Ten in points (17), goals (8), game-winning goals (3) and shots (31)
  • Earns the second Offensive Player of the Week award of his career
  • Last Maryland Offensive Player of the Week: Gordon Wild (Sept. 6, 2016)

Defensive Player of the Week
Robbie White, Northwestern
GK -- Fr. -- Glen Ellyn, Ill. -- Glenbard West

  • Helped Northwestern shut out No. 3 Indiana in a 0-0 draw 
  • Faced 28 shots, making six saves to preserve the clean sheet in his first career start
  • Collects the first Defensive Player of the Week honor of his career
  • Last Northwestern Defensive Player of the Week: Zak Allen (Oct. 27, 2015)

 

 

2016 Big Ten Men's Soccer Players of the Week
Aug. 29
O: Tanner Thompson, IND
D: Evan Finney, PSU

Sept. 6
O: Gordon Wild, MD
D: Arie Ammann, PSU

Sept. 13
O: Ken Krolicki, MSU
D: Parker Siegfried, OSU

Sept. 20
O: Gordon Wild, MD

D: Robbie White, NU