Iowa and Northwestern Earn Weekly Field Hockey Awards

Northwestern's Chelsea Armstrong recorded a hat trick against sixth-ranked Penn State.

Northwestern's Chelsea Armstrong recorded a hat trick against sixth-ranked Penn State.

Oct. 2, 2012

Offensive Player of the Week
Chelsea Armstrong, Northwestern
M/F – Sr. – Perth, Australia – Penrhos

  • Scored three goals on only four shots to lead No. 10 Northwestern to a 5-4 overtime win over sixth-ranked Penn State
  • Moved into third place in Big Ten history in both goals (90) and points (215)
  • Earns the 12th weekly award of her career
  • Last Northwestern Offensive Player of the Week: Chelsea Armstrong (Sept. 18, 2012)

Defensive Player of the Week
Kathleen McGraw, Iowa
GK – Sr. – Atherton, Calif. – Saint Francis                 

  • Helped No. 11 Iowa to a 2-1 win over No. 18 Ohio State
  • Recorded four saves in 70 minutes of action against the Buckeyes
  • Earns her third Defensive Player of the Week honor this season and fourth overall
  • Last Iowa Defensive Player of the Week: Jessica Barnett (Sept. 25, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Lisa McCarthy, Northwestern
M/D – Dublin, Ireland – Mount Anville

  • Notched four points on one goal and two assists in No. 10 Northwestern’s 5-4 overtime win against No. 6 Penn State
  • Ranks tied for the Big Ten lead with 10 assists this season
  • Earns her second Big Ten weekly award
  • Last Northwestern Freshman of the Week: Lisa McCarthy (Sept. 11, 2012)

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

Oct. 2
O: Chelsea Armstrong, Sr., NU
D: Kathleen McGraw, Sr., IOWA
F: Lisa McCarthy, NU

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