Sept. 25, 2006
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Co-Offensive Players of the Week
Lydia Schrott, Indiana
Sr., F, Quarryville, Pa./Lancaster
Schrott shares Offensive Player of the Week accolades after leading the Hoosiers to a pair of victories, while also recording her fourth-career hat trick. The senior forward posted a game-winning, double overtime goal against the Wildcats to claim the 5-2 victory. It also marked her 100th career point, making her the first Hoosier in program history to hit the 100-point plateau. Schrott followed Friday's impressive performance with a one-goal and one assist showing in a 3-1 win over New Hampshire. The Quarryville, Pa., native earns her third weekly accolade as she was also honored on Sept. 11, 2006 and Aug. 29, 2005.
Yesenia Luces, Ohio State
Jr., M, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago/
St. Joseph's Convent
Luces totaled nine points in two games last week as the Buckeyes remained undefeated with a 7-0 overall mark. The junior midfielder opened the week, tallying a goal and two assists to claim a 6-1 victory at Ohio. In OSU's Big Ten opener, she recorded a goal and assist before notching the game-winning overtime goal in a 4-3 victory over Iowa. Luces, who earns her first-ever Offensive Player of the Week laurel, registered three goals on five shots and added three assists for the week.
Defensive Player of the Week
Jen Beaumont, Penn State
So., GK, Chalfont, Pa./Central Bucks West
Beaumont earns her first Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honor after leading Penn State to a 2-0 record last week. The sophomore goalkeeper tallied her fifth shutout of the year in a 3-0 win over Penn. In the Nittany Lions' Big Ten opener, Beaumont, who had not given up a goal since Sept. 6, extended her scoreless streak to 260.47 minutes before allowing Michigan State to tie the game at 1-1. Beaumont regrouped and finished the contest, registering four saves and helping the Nittany Lions capture a 3-1 victory against the Spartans.