Nov. 8, 2004
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Offensive Player of the Week
Justin Cook, Ohio State
SR, F, Winter Springs, Fla./Oviedo
Cook collects his second Offensive Player of the Week honor this season after having a hand in both Ohio State goals on Saturday as the Buckeyes defeated Michigan, 2-0, to claim a share of the Big Ten regular season title. The senior captain scored his third game-winning goal in Conference play, his fifth overall, and picked up an assist to help lead the Buckeyes to their first-ever co-Big Ten regular season title.
Defensive Player of the Week
Ray Burse Jr., Ohio State
JR, GK, Prospect, Ky./St. Xavier
Burse earns Defensive Player of the Week for the third time this season after making five saves in a 2-0 win at Michigan. The shutout was Burse's fourth in Conference play and fifth overall. With the victory, Ohio State earned a share of the Big Ten regular season title for the first time in program history and the No. 2 seed in the 2004 Men's Soccer Championship.