Penn State's Simon Omekanda and Michigan State's Jason Tillman earned Player of the Week laurels.

Sept. 26, 2005

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Offensive Player of the Week
Simon Omekanda, Penn State
JR, F, Rochester Hills, Mich./Rochester Adams

Omekanda earned Offensive Player of the Week after notching his first career game-winning goal less than two minutes into competition in a 1-0 victory over No. 6 Maryland. The score was the junior's first of the season and 10th in his career as he helped the Nittany Lions record six shots on goal. Penn State continues action Tuesday against St. Bonaventure before heading to Indiana this weekend.

Defensive Player of the Week
Jason Tillman, Michigan State
JR, GK, Brighton, Mich./Brighton

Tillman earned Defensive Player of the Week after helping the Spartan defense tie Indiana on Sunday. The junior goalkeeper recorded eight saves in the contest while playing all 110 minutes. He has allowed just seven goals in as many games this season. Michigan State will take on Bowling Green and Big Ten opponent Northwestern this weekend.