Wisconsin's Van Sicklen, Michigan's Dzubay and PSU's Taylor Earn Weekly Men's Soccer Laurels

Nov. 1, 2004

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Offensive Player of the Week

Nick Van Sicklen, Wisconsin
SR, MF/F, Madison, Wis./Madison West
Van Sicklen earns his second Offensive Player of the Week honor this season after scoring four of the Badgers' six goals last week. The senior tallied two goals and an assist in a 4-1 win over UW-Green Bay and notched both marks in a victory over Michigan State, 2-1. Van Sicklen currently leads the team in goals (11), assists (6), points (28) and shots (50).

Defensive Players of the Week

Peter Dzubay, Michigan
JR, GK, Sylvania, Ohio/Northview
Dzubay shares the Defensive Player of the Week after recording two shutouts over the weekend. The junior goalkeeper had to make only one save in 58:29 minutes of play in a 4-0 win over Akron. Against No. 19 Penn State, Dzubay earned his third shutout of the season and tied a season-high best eight saves as the Wolverines played the Nittany Lions to a 0-0 tie. He also became the first Michigan player to amass 200 saves in his career.

Conrad Taylor, Penn State
FR, GK, Colorado Springs, Colo./Liberty
Taylor collects defensive laurels for the fifth time this season after registering two more shutouts last week to bring his total to seven on the season. The freshman goalkeeper stopped one shot in a 3-0 win against Cornell and made four saves in a game against Michigan as he helped the Nittany Lions play the Wolverines to scoreless tie.