Michigan State and Northwestern Claim Weekly Honors

Sept. 29, 2008


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Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week

Doug DeMartin, Michigan State
Sr., F, Mason, Mich. / Mason

DeMartin tallied nine total points over the weekend including four goals and one assist as MSU recorded two road victories.  Against Western Michigan, DeMartin knocked in a goal and assisted teammate Spencer Thompson on another as the Spartans routed the Broncos, 6-0.  On Sunday, the senior forward posted his second career hat trick and helped the Spartans defeat Penn State, 4-3.  DeMartin leads the Big Ten in goals scored with nine and collects his second career weekly laurel. 

Last Michigan State Offensive Player of the Week: Spencer Thompson (10/15/07)

Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week

Misha Rosenthal, Northwestern
Jr., GK, Miami, Fla. / Gulliver Prep

For the second consecutive week Rosenthal earns Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honors, marking the third of his career.  The junior goalkeeper played a vital role in Northwestern's 1-0 win over No. 16 Ohio State to open Big Ten play over the weekend.  Rosenthal collected three saves and earned his eighth shutout of the season, setting a school record for single-season shutouts and extending his career record to 18. 

Last Northwestern Defensive Player of the Week:  Misha Rosenthal (9/22/08)