Iowa and Michigan State Garner Weekly Field Hockey Awards
Sept. 29, 2008
Offensive Player of the Week
Jeamie Deacon, Michigan State
Deacon earns her fourth career weekly award after leading Michigan State to two wins over the weekend. Against No. 16 Ohio State, the senior posted a goal and set up another to lead the Spartans to a 3-1 win. On Sunday, the Wexford, Ireland, native knocked in a score sending the game into overtime and then assisted on the game-winner as MSU defeated No. 20 California, 3-2. For the weekend, Deacon had a hand in five of Michigan State's six goals.
Last Michigan State Offensive POW: Jeamie Deacon (10/15/07)
Roz Ellis, Iowa
Ellis led the Hawkeye defense in capturing two wins over the weekend, allowing just one goal over two contests. On Friday, Iowa downed conference foe Indiana, 6-1, then followed with another victory over No. 11 Louisville on Sunday, 1-0. Ellis played all 140 minutes throughout both matches as the Iowa defense allowed only five shots the entire weekend. The Hawkeye senior collects her second career weekly award.
Last Iowa Defensive POW: Meghan Beamesderfer (9/22/08)