Northwestern and Penn State Collect Weekly Field Hockey Awards

Penn State's Laura Gebhart was named Defensive Player of the Week.

Penn State's Laura Gebhart was named Defensive Player of the Week.

Oct. 1, 2013

Rosemont, Ill. -

Offensive Player and Freshman of the Week
Isabel Flens, Northwestern
M – Fr. – Hattem, Netherlands – Gymnasium Celeanum

  • Guided No. 12 Northwestern to victories over No. 14 Iowa (4-3, OT) and No. 19 Michigan (4-1)
  • Scored three goals, including both game-winners, against the Hawkeyes and Wolverines
  • Tied for first among Big Ten freshman in goals (5)
  • Extended the Wildcats’ home winning-streak to 14 games
  • Earned the second and third weekly awards of her career and first offensive honor
  • Last Northwestern Offensive Player of the Week: Caroline Troncelliti (Sept. 3, 2012)
  • Last Northwestern Freshman of the Week: Dominique Masters (Sept. 24, 2012)

Defensive Player of the Week
Laura Gebhart, Penn State
M – Jr. – Mount Joy, Pa. – Donegal                   

  • Helped No. 8 Penn State post wins over Miami University (2-1) and Indiana (4-0)
  • Anchored the Nittany Lion midfield that allowed just one goal in 140 minutes of action
  • Notched her Big Ten-leading ninth assist against the Hoosiers
  • Earned the third weekly award of her career and first defensive honor
  • Last Penn State Defensive Player of the Week: Brittany Grzywacz (Sept. 24, 2013)

2013 Big Ten Players of the Week
Sept. 3      O: Caroline Troncelliti, So., NU
                  D: Sarah Lemieux, Jr., OSU
                  F: Paige Hamilton, OSU

Sept. 10    O: Audra Heilman, Jr., IND
                  D: Maddy Carpenter, Jr., NU
                  F: Isabel Flens, NU



Sept. 17    O: Rachael Mack, Sr., MICH
                  D: Brittany Grzywacz, Sr., PSU
                  F: Stephanie Norlander, IOWA

Sept. 24    O: Natalie Cafone, So., IOWA
                  D: Brittany Grzywacz, Sr., PSU
                  F: Dominique Masters, NU

Oct. 1       O: Isabel Flens, Fr., NU
                  D: Laura Gebhart, Jr., PSU
                  F: Isabel Flens, NU


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