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Oct. 18, 2004
Offensive Player of the Week
Saskia Muller, Ohio State
SO, D, Zurich, Switzerland/Gymnasium Unterstrass
Muller collects Offensive Player of the Week honors after leading Ohio State to its first Big Ten victory of the season and 16th consecutive win over Northwestern. The Zurich, Switzerland, native was the key to the Buckeyes' offense, scoring the game-winning goal to give OSU a 4-2 victory over NU on Saturday. She also assisted on a goal by Lauren Kruse to finish the day with a total of three points. This marks the first weekly offensive honor of Muller's career after earning Defensive Player of the Week laurels last season.
Defensive Player of the Week
Barb Weinberg, Iowa
SR, GK, Louisville, Ky./Louisville Male
Weinberg earns her second consecutive Defensive Player of the Week accolade after leading Iowa to a pair of victories last weekend, while maintaining the Hawkeyes' perfect 4-0 Big Ten record. The senior goalkeeper tallied five saves in a 2-1 double-overtime upset over the 19th-ranked Nittany Lions and also claimed her third shutout of the year with a 4-0 victory over Quinnipiac. She finished the weekend with a total of seven saves to rank second in the league with 7.15 per game.