Northwestern and Ohio State Earn Weekly Field Hockey Awards

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