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Nick Janus is the Big Ten men's soccer Offensive Player of the Week.

Oct. 3, 2011

Offensive Player of the Week

Nick Janus, Wisconsin
MF – So. – Deer Park, Ill. – Lake Zurich

  • Tallied three points on one goal and an assist in the Badgers’ 2-0 win over No. 6 Indiana
  • Assisted on the game-winning goal and scored the second goal against the Hoosiers
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Wisconsin Offensive Player of the Week: Kyle McCrudden (Aug. 29, 2011)

Defensive Player of the Week

Max Jentsch, Wisconsin
GK – So. – Hartland, Wis. – Arrowhead High School

  • Recorded 11 saves while allowing just one goal over the weekend in Wisconsin’s 1-1 tie against Marquette and 2-0 win over No. 6 Indiana
  • Earned his first shutout of the season against the Hoosiers
  • Holds a 0.73 goals-against average and a save percentage of .818 in five games played this season
  • Earns his first weekly award of the season and the second of his career
  • Last Wisconsin Defensive Player of the Week: Max Jentsch (Nov. 8, 2010)

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

Oct. 3
O: Nick Janus, So., WIS
D: Max Jentsch, So., WIS