Michigan Sweeps Weekly Honors
Oct. 9, 2017


Offensive Player of the Week
Meg Dowthwaite, Michigan
F -- So. -- Waybridge, England -- Reed's School
• Led Michigan to two shutout victories over the weekend
• Netted three goals, including a pair of game-winners, in the Wolverines' 5-0 win versus No. 20 Rutgers and 3-0 win over No. 12 Stanford
• Her two goals versus Rutgers marked her second straight multi-goal game and her third of the season
• Earns her first Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor
• Last Michigan Offensive Player of the Week: Emma Way (Nov. 1, 2016)

Defensive Player of the Week
Katie Trombetta
B -- Sr. -- Holbrook, N.Y. -- Sachem East
• Anchored Michigan's backline that secured two shutout wins and allowed no goals, two corners and just four total shots in two games against No. 20 Rutgers and No. 12 Stanford
•  Helped hold Rutgers without a single shot and Stanford without a shot until the final ten minutes of play
• The 2016 All-Big Ten honoree also posted three assists, including two on penalty corners
• Earns her first Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honor
• Last Michigan Defensive Player of the Week: Sam Swenson (Sept. 25, 2017)

Freshman of the Week
Kayla Reed, Michigan
M -- Auckland, New Zealand -- Rangitoto College
• Helped Michigan to two shutout victories against No. 20 Rutgers and No. 12 Stanford
• Scored a goal in each of Michigan's wins this weekend
• Converted on the Wolverines' first penalty stroke attempt of the season versus the Scarlet Knights
• Earns her first career Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor 
• Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Halle O'Neill (Oct. 2, 2017)

2017 Big Ten Field Hockey Players of the Week
Aug. 28
O: Gini Bramley, Jr., PSU
D: Sam Swenson, Sr., MICH
F: Daphne Groothuis, RU

Sept. 5 O: Ciara Girouard, So., IND
D: Jenny Rizzo, Jr., PSU
F: Daphne Groothuis, RU

Sept. 11
O: Maddie Latino, Sr., IND
D: Bodil Keus, Fr., MD
F: Madeleine Murphy, IOWA

Sept. 18
O: Lein Holsboer, Sr., MD
D: Sam Swenson, Sr., MICH
F: Kyler Greenwalt, MD

Sept. 25 O: Kirsten Mansfield, So., NU
D: Sam Swenson, Sr., MICH
F: Gianna Glatz, RU

Oct. 2
O: Katie Birch, So., IOWA
D: Cori Conley, Jr., PSU
F: Halle O'Neill, MICH

Oct. 9
O: Meg Dowthwaite, So., MICH
D: Katie Trombetta, Sr., MICH
F: Kayla Reed, MICH