Oct. 17, 2005
Offensive Player of the Week
Brian Plotkin, Indiana
SR, MF, Lisle Ill./Naperville North
Plotkin earns the Offensive Player of the Week award after recording two goals and one assist on the weekend. The senior scored one goal and tallied an assist in the Hoosiers' 5-2 victory over Wisconsin Friday, before scoring his sixth goal of the season against Northwestern on Sunday. The Hermann Trophy candidate leads the Hoosiers with 18 points on six goals and six assists. This is Plotkin's second weekly honor as he was named Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 5, 2005.
Defensive Player of the Week
Jason Tillman, Michigan State
JR, GK, Brighton, Mich./Brighton
Tillman was named Defensive Player of the Week after holding Notre Dame and Michigan scoreless. The junior earned his third and fourth shutouts on the season, recording seven saves in Michigan State's 0-0 tie with Notre Dame and six saves in the 2-0 victory over Michigan. Tillman has not allowed a single goal in 340:59 consecutive minutes of play. This is his second weekly laurel as he was also honored on Sept. 26, 2005.