Northwestern Sweeps Men's Soccer Weekly Awards

Northwestern's Tyler Miller was named Defensive Player of the Week.

Oct. 15, 2012

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Northwestern has earned Big Ten men’s soccer weekly honors, it was announced on Monday. Wildcat forward Joey Calistri garnered Offensive Player of the Week accolades, while goalkeeper Tyler Miller was named Defensive Player of the Week.

Offensive Player of the Week
Joey Calistri, Northwestern
F – Fr. – Deerfield, Ill. – Deerfield  

  • Notched a goal and an assist in Northwestern’s victory over No. 7 Notre Dame (2-1)
  • Earned his team-leading fifth goal of the season last weekend
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Northwestern Offensive Player of the Week: Chris Ritter (Sept. 10, 2012) 

Defensive Player of the Week
Tyler Miller, Northwestern
GK – So. – Woodbury, N.J. – Bishop Eustace 

  • Tallied nine saves in Northwestern’s victories over No. 7 Notre Dame (2-1) and Ohio State (1-0) last weekend
  • Made a season-high six saves against the Irish
  • Posted his fifth shutout of the season against the Buckeyes
  • Earns his first weekly award of the season and the third of his career
  • Last Northwestern Defensive Player of the Week: Tyler Miller (Oct. 24, 2011)

2012 Big Ten Players of the Week
Aug. 27       O: Eriq Zavaleta, So., IND
                   D: Brian Forgue, Sr., PSU

Sept. 3       O: Eriq Zavaleta, So., IND
                   D: Luis Soffner, Sr., IND

Sept. 10      O: Chris Ritter, Sr., NU
                   D: Owen Griffith, So., PSU

Sept. 17      O: Jacob Bushue, Jr., IND
                   D: Caleb Konstanski, Sr., IND
                        Chase Rau, Fr., WIS

Sept. 24      O: Tim Kreutz, So., MSU
                   D: Luis Soffner, Sr., IND

Oct. 1         O: Austin McAnena, Sr., OSU
                   D: Luis Soffner, Sr., IND

Oct. 8         O: Eriq Zavaleta, So., IND
                   D: Adam Grinwis, So., MICH

Oct. 15       O: Joey Calistri, Fr., NU
                   D: Tyler Miller, So., NU