Northwestern and Ohio State Earn Weekly Field Hockey Awards

Ohio State's Sarah Lemieux was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week

Ohio State's Sarah Lemieux was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week

Sep 3, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Offensive Player of the Week
Caroline Troncelliti, Northwestern
M – So. – Jeffersonville, Pa. – Villa Maria Academy 

  • Helped No. 11 Northwestern to victories over No. 15 Northeastern (4-2) and UMass-Lowell (3-0)
  • Tallied four goals on five shots, including a hat trick against UMass-Lowell
  • Leads the Big Ten in points (8) and goals (4)
  • Earned the second weekly award of her career and first offensive honor
  • Last Northwestern Offensive Player of the Week: Chelsea Armstrong (Oct. 23, 2012)

Defensive Player of the Week
Sarah Lemieux, Ohio State
GK – Jr. – Dublin, Ohio – Dublin Coffman                 

  • Helped the Buckeyes to a 3-2 shootout victory over No. 20 New Hampshire
  • Tallied eight saves in 100 minutes of action, including three in extra time
  • Denied New Hampshire’s final two shootout attempts to preserve the win in her first career start
  • Earned her first career Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honor
  • Last Ohio State Defensive Player of the Week: Laura Napolitano (Nov. 1, 2011)

Freshman of the Week
Paige Hamilton, Ohio State
M – Port Moody, B.C. – Heritage Woods Secondary School 

  • Led Ohio State to a 3-2 shootout victory over No. 20 New Hampshire
  • Tallied two goals, including the game-tying tally with five seconds left in regulation against New Hampshire
  • Leads the Buckeyes in goals (2) and points (4)
  • Earned her first Big Ten weekly award
  • Last Ohio State Freshman of the Week: Peanut Johnson (Sept. 25, 2012)

 

 

2013 Big Ten Players of the Week
Sept. 3      O: Caroline Troncelliti, So., NU
                  D: Sarah Lemieux, Jr., OSU
                  F: Paige Hamilton, OSU