Northwestern and Wisconsin Collect Men's Soccer Weekly Awards

Wisconsin's Chase Rau was named Defensive Player of the Week for the second consecutive week.

Wisconsin's Chase Rau was named Defensive Player of the Week for the second consecutive week.

Nov. 5, 2012

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Northwestern and Wisconsin have earned Big Ten men's soccer weekly honors, it was announced on Monday. Wildcat forward Joey Calistri garnered Offensive Player of the Week accolades, while Badger goalkeeper Chase Rau was named Defensive Player of the Week for the second consecutive week.

Offensive Player of the Week
Joey Calistri, Northwestern
F - Fr. - Deerfield, Ill. - Deerfield  

  • Netted the game-tying goal in Northwestern's match against No. 22 Indiana last week
  • The goal was his team-leading seventh of the season
  • Earns the second weekly award of his career
  • Last Northwestern Offensive Player of the Week: Joey Calistri (Oct. 15, 2012)

Defensive Player of the Week
Chase Rau, Wisconsin
GK - Fr. - Sparta, Mich. - Sparta  

  • Posted a shutout in Wisconsin's double-overtime match against Ohio State last weekend
  • Tallied a season-high six saves against the Buckeyes in all 110 minutes of action
  • Earns the third weekly award of his career
  • Last Wisconsin Defensive Player of the Week: Chase Rau (Oct. 29, 2012)

2012 Big Ten Players of the Week
Aug. 27       O: Eriq Zavaleta, So., IND
                    D: Brian Forgue, Sr., PSU

Sept. 3       O: Eriq Zavaleta, So., IND
                    D: Luis Soffner, Sr., IND

Sept. 10      O: Chris Ritter, Sr., NU
                    D: Owen Griffith, So., PSU

Sept. 17      O: Jacob Bushue, Jr., IND
                    D: Caleb Konstanski, Sr., IND
                    D: Chase Rau, Fr., WIS

Sept. 24      O: Tim Kreutz, So., MSU
                    D: Luis Soffner, Sr., IND

Oct. 1         O: Austin McAnena, Sr., OSU
                    D: Luis Soffner, Sr., IND

Oct. 8         O: Eriq Zavaleta, So., IND
                    D: Adam Grinwis, So., MICH

Oct. 15       O: Joey Calistri, Fr., NU
                    D: Tyler Miller, So., NU

Oct. 22       O: Domenic Barone, Sr., MSU
                    D: Zach Bennett, Fr., MSU

Oct. 29       O: Jay Chapman, Fr., MSU
                    D: Chase Rau, Fr., WIS

Nov. 5        O: Joey Calistri, Fr., NU
                    D: Chase Rau, Fr., WIS


 

 

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