Michigan State, Penn State Collect Men's Soccer Player of the Week Honors

Andrew Wolverton

Oct. 7, 2013

Offensive Player of the Week
Adam Montague, Michigan State
F – Jr. – Toledo, Ohio – St. John’s Jesuit 

  • Scored one goal in Michigan State’s 2-0 shutout win at Illinois-Chicago (Oct. 1), and scored the late game-winner along with collecting an assist in the Spartans’ 3-2 win over No. 5 Northwestern in Evanston, Ill., on Oct. 6
  • Leads the Big Ten with three game-winning goals after scoring off a header against Northwestern
  • Helped lead Michigan State to its first road win over Northwestern since 2001
  • Earned his first Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor
  • Last Michigan State Offensive Player of the Week: Jay Chapman (Oct. 29, 2012)

 

Defensive Player of the Week
Andrew Wolverton, Penn State
GK – Jr. – Atlanta, Ga. – St. Pius X Catholic 

  • Made five saves to help secure Penn State’s 2-0 win at Indiana (Oct.6), representing the first road shutout over the Hoosiers in program history
  • Recorded his fifth shutout of the season and the 20th of his career
  • Earned his second Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honor and the first this season
  • Last Penn State Defensive Player of the Week: Owen Griffith (Sept. 10, 2012)

 

2013 Big Ten Players of the Week
Sept. 3
O: James Murphy, Jr., MICH
D: Alex Ivanov, Jr., OSU

Sept. 9
O: Joey Calistri, So., NU and Tomislav Zadro, Sr., WIS
D: Tyler Miller, Jr., NU

Sept. 16
O: Joey Calistri, So., NU
D: Zach Bennett, So., MSU

Sept. 23
O: Chris Ritter, Sr., NU and Mark Wadid, Fr., PSU
D: Zach Bennett, So., MSU


 

 

Sept. 30
O: Brandon Medina, Fr., NU
D: Tyler Miller, Jr., NU

Oct. 7
O: Adam Montague, Jr., MSU
D: Andrew Wolverton, Jr., PSU