Michigan State, Northwestern and Ohio State Take Home Men's Soccer Weekly Accolades




Oct. 31, 2011

Offensive Player of the Week

Oliver Kupe, Northwestern
F – Sr. – Clarkston, Mich. – Clarkston

  • Recorded three points on one goal and an assist in Northwestern’s 2-2 tie against No. 10 Indiana, improving the Wildcats’ unbeaten streak to eight matches (6-0-2)
  • Scored equalizing goal with just five minutes to play against the Hoosiers
  • Ranks ninth on the Wildcats’ career points list with 53
  • Earns his second weekly award of the season and of his career
  • Last Northwestern Offensive Player of the Week: Nick Grendon (Oct. 24, 2011)

Co-Defensive Player of the Week

Jeremy Clark, Michigan State
GK – Sr. – Sterling Heights, Mich. – Henry Ford

  • Recorded 12 saves over the weekend in Michigan State’s wins over Western Michigan (2-1) and Michigan (1-0)
  • Tallied nine saves, including five in the last five minutes, in the shutout victory over the Wolverines
  • Made three saves against Western Michigan
  • Earns his first weekly award of the season and of his career
  • Last Michigan State Defensive Player of the Week: Mark Barone (Oct. 10, 2011)

Matt Lampson, Ohio State
GK – Jr. – Hilliard, Ohio – Saint Charles Prep

  • Tallied 10 saves over the weekend in Ohio State’s wins over Oakland (2-1) and Wisconsin (2-0)
  • Recorded seven saves, including five in the second half, in Ohio State’s shutout road win at Wisconsin
  • Ranks second all-time in career shutouts at Ohio State with 24, three away from the all-time record
  • Earns his second weekly award of the season and the eighth of his career
  • Last Ohio State Defensive Player of the Week: Matt Lampson (Oct. 24, 2011)

 

 

 

2011 Big Ten Players of the Week

Aug. 29
O: Minh Vu, Jr., PSU
O: Kyle McCrudden, Jr., WIS
D: Luis Soffner, Jr., IND

Sept. 5
O: Eriq Zavaleta, Fr., IND
O: Parnell Hegngi, Sr., OSU
D: Tyler Miller, Fr., NU

Sept. 12
O: Alec Purdie, Sr., IND
D: Andrew Wolverton, Fr., PSU

Sept. 19
O: Chris Ritter, Jr., NU
D: Tommy Meyer, Sr., IND

Sept. 26
O: Alec Purdie, Sr., IND
O: Chris Hegngi, Jr., OSU
D: Luis Soffner, Jr., IND

Oct. 3
O: Nick Janus, So., WIS
D: Max Jentsch, So., WIS

Oct. 10
O: Oliver Kupe, Sr., NU
D: Mark Barrone, Sr., MSU

Oct. 17
O: Eriq Zavaleta, Fr., IND
D: Nikko Boxall, Fr., NU
D: Max Jentsch, So., WIS

Oct. 24
O: Nick Grendon, Jr., NU
D: Tyler Miller, Fr., NU
D: Matt Lampson, Jr., OSU

Oct. 31
O: Oliver Kupe, Sr., NU
D: Jeremy Clark, Sr., MSU
D: Matt Lampson, Jr., OSU

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