Oct. 24, 2005
Offensive Player of the Week
Ryan Sterba, Michigan
SR, D, Westlake, Ohio/St. Ignatius (Cleveland)
Sterba earns his first career Offensive Player of the Week honor after leading the Wolverines to back-to-back victories last weekend. The senior recorded an assist in Michigan's 2-1 double-overtime win against Wisconsin-Milwaukee before scoring two goals, including the game-winner in a 4-2 victory over Wisconsin.
Defensive Player of the Week
Conrad Taylor, Penn State
SO, GK, Colorado Springs, Colo./Liberty
Taylor collects the Defensive Player of the Week award for the first time this season after helping the Nittany Lions record two victories over Cornell and Michigan State. The sophomore goalkeeper recorded two saves in a 2-1 win against Cornell. He also shut out Michigan State while recording two more saves in the 1-0 double-overtime victory. The shutout marked the sixth of Taylor's season, 14th of his career and third-straight in Big Ten play.