Iowa, Ohio State and Penn State Earn Weekly Field Hockey Awards

Iowa's Jessica Barnett is the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week.

Iowa's Jessica Barnett is the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week.

Sept. 25, 2012

Co-Offensive Player of the Week
Danica Deckard, Ohio State
F - Sr. - Selinsgrove, Pa. - Selinsgrove

  • Tallied 13 points on five goals and three assists for the week, leading Ohio State to victories over Kent State (8-2), No. 10 Northwestern (3-2) and Missouri State (10-1)
  • Notched her second career hat trick and recorded one assist against the Golden Flashes
  • Scored a goal and tallied two assists against the Bears
  • Earns the second weekly award of her career
  • Last Ohio State Offensive Player of the Week: Danica Deckard (Sept. 27, 2011)

Ashtin Klinger, Penn State
F - Jr. - Selinsgrove, Pa. - Selinsgrove

  • Notched six points on three goals over the weekend, leading No. 6 Penn State to wins over No. 17 Michigan (4-3) and No. 24 Indiana (7-1)
  • Scored two goals against the Wolverines
  • Tallied one goal against the Hoosiers
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Penn State Offensive Player of the Week: Kelsey Amy (Aug. 28, 2012)     

Defensive Player of the Week
Jessica Barnett, Iowa
D - Sr. - North Vancouver, British Columbia - Handsworth Secondary                 

  • Led the Iowa defensive effort in road victories over No. 15 Michigan State (1-0) and Central Michigan (4-1)
  • Recorded a defensive save against the Spartans
  • Part of a Hawkeye back line that allowed only 12 shots in two contests
  • Earns her first career Defensive Player of the Week honor and fourth award overall
  • Last Iowa Defensive Player of the Week: Kathleen McGraw (Sept. 18, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Peanut Johnson, Ohio State
F - Dayton, Ohio - Oakwood

  • Notched seven points on three goals and one assist for the week, helping Ohio State to wins over Kent State (8-2), No. 10 Northwestern (3-2) and Missouri State (10-1)
  • Tallied two goals against the Bears and one score against the Golden Flashes
  • Earns her first Big Ten weekly award
  • Last Ohio State Freshman of the Week: Paula Pastor-Pitarque (Oct. 25, 2010)

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

Sept. 25
O: Danica Deckard, Sr., OSU
O: Ashtin Klinger, Jr., PSU
D: Jessica Barnett, Sr., IOWA
F: Peanut Johnson, OSU


 

 

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