Big Ten Announces Field Hockey Players of the Week
Aug. 27, 2007
Offensive Player of the Week
Wood was the offensive spark in No. 7 Penn State's pair of road wins at Old Dominion and Virginia. Wood recorded two shots and had the assist on the eventual game-winning goal to upset No. 6 ODU, 3-1. On Sunday, Wood ignited the Nittany Lions second half-offensive explosion, scoring two of three unanswered goals to defeat No. 8 Virginia, 3-1. Wood's second goal of the day was the game winner. Wood leads PSU in scoring with five points and co-leads the team with two goals. She picks up the second weekly award of her career (10/31/05).
Last PSU Offensive POW: Shaun Banta (9/18/06)
Defensive Player of the Week
Cahill picks up the first Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week accolade after helping to hold both No. 6 Old Dominion and No. 8 Virginia to one goal apiece on their own fields. Playing in her home state, the
Last PSU Defensive POW: Jen Long (10/30/06)