Indiana and Northwestern Collect Weekly Field Hockey Awards

Northwestern's Maddy Carpenter was tabbed Defensive Player of the Week

Sept. 10, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Offensive Player of the Week
Audra Heilman, Indiana
F/M – Jr. – Easton, Pa. – Easton 

  • Guided Indiana to victories over Saint Louis (11-0) and Radford (3-0)
  • Tallied single-game career highs in points (9), goals (3) and assists (3) to help the Hoosiers set a single-game program scoring record in the win over Saint Louis
  • Added an assist in Indiana’s victory over Radford
  • Earned her first Big Ten weekly award
  • Last Indiana Offensive Player of the Week: Meg O’Connell (Oct. 29, 2007)

Defensive Player of the Week
Maddy Carpenter, Northwestern
GK – Jr. – Wilbraham, Mass. – Suffield Academy                 

  • Helped No. 11 Northwestern to victories over No. 16 Boston University (4-1) and Miami University (3-0)
  • Tallied six saves in 140 minutes of action
  • Leads the Big Ten with a 1.27 goals against average
  • Earned the fourth weekly award of her career and second defensive honor
  • Last Northwestern Defensive Player of the Week: Maddy Carpenter (Oct. 16, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Isabel Flens, Northwestern
M – Hattem, Netherlands – Gymnasium Celeanum   

  • Led No. 11 Northwestern to wins over No. 16 Boston University (4-1) and Miami University (3-0)
  • Tallied one goal in each contest last weekend
  • Leads all Big Ten freshmen in points (6)
  • Earned her first Big Ten weekly award
  • Last Northwestern Freshman of the Week: Lena Phillips (Oct. 9, 2012)

2013 Big Ten Players of the Week
Sept. 3      O: Caroline Troncelliti, So., NU
                  D: Sarah Lemieux, Jr., OSU
                  F: Paige Hamilton, OSU
Sept. 10    O: Audra Heilman, Jr., IND
                  D: Maddy Carpenter, Jr., NU
                  F: Isabel Flens, NU