Iowa and Northwestern Earn Weekly Field Hockey Accolades

Iowa's Meghan Beamesderfer earns her second career weekly accolade after limiting Iowa's opponents to just one goal on the weekend in two wins.

Iowa's Meghan Beamesderfer earns her second career weekly accolade after limiting Iowa's opponents to just one goal on the weekend in two wins.

Sept. 22, 2008

Offensive Player of the Week

Alexandra Quinn, Northwestern
Sr., F, Watertown, Mass. / Watertown

Quinn earns her second weekly award of the season and career after leading Northwestern to two wins over the weekend.  Against St. Louis, the senior knocked in two goals and had three assists to lead the Wildcats to a 6-1 win.  On Sunday, the Watertown, Mass., native added two more goals in a victory over Robert Morris, 4-0.  For the weekend, Quinn had a hand in seven of NU's 10 goals and has scored in six of her last seven games.

Last Northwestern Offensive POW:  Alexandra Quinn (9/8/08)


Defensive Player of the Week

Meghan Beamesderfer, Iowa
Jr., B, Lititz, Pa. / Warwick

Beamesderfer led the Hawkeye defense in capturing two wins over the weekend giving up just one goal in both matches.   Iowa routed Central Michigan, 9-0, then followed with another triumph over Boston on Sunday, 5-1.  Beamesderfer played all but four minutes in both matches as the Iowa defense relinquished only 11 shots the entire weekend.  This is Beamesderfer's second career weekly award.

Last Iowa Defensive POW: Roz Ellis (10/22/07)