Indiana, Iowa, Michigan and Northwestern Earn Weekly Field Hockey Awards

Iowa's Kathleen McGraw earns her second consecutive Defensive Player of the Week award.

Iowa's Kathleen McGraw earns her second consecutive Defensive Player of the Week award.

Sept. 18, 2012

Offensive Player of the Week
Chelsea Armstrong, Northwestern
M – Sr. – Perth, Australia – Penrhos

  • Tallied 13 points on six goals and one assist for the week, leading No. 10 Northwestern to victories over No. 13 Wake Forest (5-2) and Ball State (8-0)
  • Notched her fourth career four-goal game and recorded one assist against the Demon Deacons
  • Scored two goals against the Cardinals
  • Earns the 11th weekly award of her career
  • Last Northwestern Offensive Player of the Week: Tara Puffenberger (Sept. 11, 2012)

Co-Defensive Player of the Week
Maggie Olson, Indiana
GK – So. – Springfield, Pa. – St. Francis                 

  • Led Indiana to a 2-1 shootout victory over No. 22 California
  • Tallied six saves in 100 minutes of action against the Golden Bears
  • Earns her first Defensive Player of the Week honor and second award overall
  • Last Indiana Defensive Player of the Week: Brenna Moeljadi (Sept. 6, 2011)

Kathleen McGraw, Iowa
GK – Sr. – Atherton, Calif. – St. Francis                 

  • Led Iowa to a 2-1 win over No. 20 Albany
  • Tallied eight saves against the Great Danes
  • Earns her second consecutive Defensive Player of the Week honor and third overall
  • Last Iowa Defensive Player of the Week: Kathleen McGraw (Sept. 11, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Aisling Naughton, Michigan
B – Goatstown, Ireland – Mount Anville Secondary

  • Notched five points on two goals and one assist over the weekend, helping No. 16 Michigan to wins over Saint Louis (6-2) and No. 23 Fairfield (5-0)
  • Tallied one goal in each contest and added an assist against the Stags
  • Earns her first Big Ten weekly award
  • Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Aline Fobe (Oct. 25, 2011)

 

 

 

2012 Big Ten Players of the Week

Aug. 28
O: Kelsey Amy, Sr., PSU
D: Ayla Halus, Sr., PSU
F: Sydney Supica, IND

Sept. 4
O: Chelsea Armstrong, Sr., NU
D: Molly Cassidy, Jr., MSU
F: Caroline Troncelliti, NU

Sept. 11
O: Tara Puffenberger, Jr., NU
D: Kathleen McGraw, Sr., IOWA
F: Lisa McCarthy, NU

Sept. 18
O: Chelsea Armstrong, Sr., NU
D: Maggie Olson, So., IND
D: Kathleen McGraw, Sr., IOWA
F: Aisling Naughton, MICH