Oct. 18, 2004
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Offensive Player of the Week
Justin Cook, Ohio State
SR, F, Winter Springs, Fla./Oviedo
Cook earns the Offensive Player of the Week award after collecting his first career hat trick Sunday as he led the Buckeyes to a 3-0 win at No. 20 Penn State. His three goals came on just three shots and puts him in third place in the OSU record books with 29 career goals. Cook leads the team with eight goals on the season, while also ranking among the Conference leaders in goals, points and shots.
Co-Defensive Players of the Week
Justin Pines, Northwestern
SO, GK, Media, Pa./Strath Haven
Pines earns Co-Defensive Player of the Week after earning his first solo shutout of the season as Northwestern traveled to No. 3 Indiana and defeated the Hoosiers, 1-0. He made five saves in the game which was the Wildcats' first-ever win over Indiana and first regular-season Conference victory since 1999.
Ray Burse Jr., Ohio State
JR, GK, Prospect, Ky./St. Xavier
Burse shares Co-Defensive Player of the Week and collects his second Big Ten Weekly honor after notching his third and fourth shutouts over the weekend. He had two saves in a 0-0 tie against Louisville and earned his fourth-consecutive shutout against No. 20 Penn State, 3-0. Burse recorded two saves on seven shots against the Nittany Lions and tied the Ohio State record of four consecutive shutouts set in 1986.