Maryland and Penn State Claim Big Ten Men's Soccer Weekly Plaudits

Oct. 18, 2016

Offensive Player of the Week
Alex Crognale, Maryland
D - Sr. - Gahanna, Ohio - Gahanna Lincoln

  • Guided No. 1 Maryland to a win over Wisconsin; The Terrapins went on claim the Big Ten title
  • Scored two goals, including the equalizer, to force the match to overtime
  • Earns the first Offensive Player of the Week award of his career
  • Last Maryland Offensive Player of the Week: Amar Sejdic (Oct. 4, 2016)

Defensive Player of the Week
Evan Finney, Penn State
GK - Jr. - San Francisco, Calif. - IMG Pendleton

  • Helped Penn State to a pair of shutout wins over No. 19 Michigan State and Pittsburgh
  • Currently leads the Big Ten with a 0.50 goals against average and a .867 save percentage
  • Collects the second Defensive Player of the Week honor of his career
  • Last Penn State Defensive Player of the Week: Arie Ammann (Sept. 6, 2016)



2016 Big Ten Men's Soccer Players of the Week
Aug. 29
O: Tanner Thompson, IND
D: Evan Finney, PSU

Sept. 6
O: Gordon Wild, MD
D: Arie Ammann, PSU

Sept. 13
O: Ken Krolicki, MSU
D: Parker Siegfried, OSU

Sept. 20
O: Gordon Wild, MD
D: Robbie White, NU

Sept. 27
O: Danny Jensen, OSU
D: David Greczek, RU

Oct. 4 
O: Amar Sejdic, MD

D: Jimmy Hague, MSU

Oct. 11
O: DeJuan Jones, MSU
D: Cody Niedermeier, MD

Oct. 18
O: Alex Crognale, MD

D: Evan Finney, PSU