Northwestern, Ohio State and Maryland Earn Weekly Honors
Oct. 16, 2017


Offensive Player of the Week 
Puck Pentenga, Northwestern
M – Jr. – Ede, The Netherlands – Marnix College
• Led Northwestern to two wins over ranked opponents over the weekend, earning Northwestern’s 10th win in 11 matches
• Tallied her first career hat trick on Friday versus No. 22 Iowa, helping NU to a 5-4 overtime win against the Hawkeyes
• Assisted on the first goal of the match in the Wildcats’ 2-1 double-overtime victory against No. 24 Massachusetts on Sunday and leads the Big Ten with 14 assists this season
• Earns her first Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor
• Last Northwestern Offensive Player of the Week: Kirsten Mansfield (Sept. 25, 2017)

Defensive Player of the Week
Liz Tamburro, Ohio State
GK – Sr. – Phoenixville, PA – Owen J. Roberts
• Registered her 10th career shutout against No. 18 Rutgers to help No. 25 Ohio State pick up their first Big Ten win
• Tallied 10 saves against No. 16 Maryland, matching her season high
• The 2016 All-Big Ten honoree is now tied for sixth in Ohio State program history with 10 shutouts
• Earns her second Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honor and the first of the season
• Last Ohio State Defensive Player of the Week: Caroline Rath (Sept. 22, 2015)

Freshman of the Week
Bodil Keus, Maryland
D – Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Hogeschool Van Amsterdam
• Led Maryland on both ends of the field to two top-25 wins this weekend
• Scored Maryland’s third goal off a penalty corner in the Terrapins’ 3-1 win against No. 25 Ohio State and helped keep the Buckeyes scoreless for nearly 60 minutes
• Helped hold No. 6 Penn State to one goal and registered a key save under five minutes to play in regulation in Maryland’s 2-1 double-overtime victory
• Earns her first career Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
• Last Maryland Freshman of the Week: Kyler Greenwalt (Sept. 18, 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

Oct. 16
O: Puck Pentenga, Jr., NU
D: Liz Tamburro, Sr., OSU
F: Bodil Keus, MD