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

Alec Purdie is the Big Ten men's soccer Co-Offensive Player of the Week.

Sept. 26, 2011

PARK RIDGE, Ill. - Indiana and Ohio State have earned Big Ten men's soccer weekly honors, the conference announced on Monday. Indiana's Alec Purdie and Ohio State's Chris Hegngi take home Co-Offensive Player of the Week accolades, while Indiana's Luis Soffner earns recognition on the defensive end.

Co-Offensive Players of the Week

Alec Purdie, Indiana
M - Sr. - Elkhart, Ind. - Elkhart Central

  • Scored the game-winning goal in Indiana's 1-0 win over No. 16 Penn State
  • Leads the conference in game-winning goals (3)
  • Recorded his team-best fifth goal of the season
  • Earns his second weekly award of the season and of his career
  • Last Indiana Offensive Player of the Week: Alec Purdie (Sept. 12, 2011)

Chris Hegngi, Ohio State
M - Jr. - Silver Springs, Md. - DeMatha

  • Scored the game-winning goal in Ohio State's 3-2 win over Michigan
  • Leads the Buckeyes with five goals on the season
  • Earns his second weekly award of the season and of his career
  • Last Ohio State Offensive Player of the Week: Parnell Hegngi (Sept. 5, 2011)

Defensive Player of the Week

Luis Soffner, Indiana
GK - Jr. - St. Louis, Mo. - SLUH

  • Recorded his third-straight shutout of the season in Indiana's 1-0 win over No. 16 Penn State
  • Tallied two saves in the win over Penn State
  • Earns his second weekly award of the season and the third of his career
  • Last Indiana Defensive Player of the Week: Tommy Meyer (Sept. 19, 2011)

 

2011 Big Ten Players of the Week

Aug. 29
O: Minh Vu, Jr., PSU
O: Kyle McCrudden, Jr., WIS
D: Luis Soffner, Jr., IND

Sept. 5
O: Eriq Zavaleta, Fr., IND
O: Parnell Hegngi, Sr., OSU
D: Tyler Miller, Fr., NU


 

 

Sept. 12
O: Alec Purdie, Sr., IND
D: Andrew Wolverton, Fr., PSU

Sept. 19
O: Chris Ritter, Jr., NU
D: Tommy Meyer, Sr., IND

Sept. 26
O: Alec Purdie, Sr., IND
O: Chris Hegngi, Jr., OSU
D: Luis Soffner, Jr., IND