Penn State, Michigan and Maryland Earn Weekly Honors
Oct. 23, 2017


Offensive Player of the Week 
Moira Putsch, Penn State
F – Jr. – Media, Pa. – Academy of Notre Dame
• Posted back-to-back hat tricks this weekend earning 12 points for the No. 21 Nittany Lions
• Scored six goals on only nine shots in PSU’s 4-1 win against No. 21 Rutgers and 7-1 victory against Indiana
• Leads the Nittany Lions and Big Ten in goals with 19
• Earns her second Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor and the first of the season
• Last Penn State Offensive Player of the Week: Gini Bramley (Aug. 28, 2017)

Defensive Player of the Week
Katie Trombetta, Michigan
B – Sr. – Holbrook, N.Y. – Sachem East 
• Spearheaded the No. 3 Michigan defensive unit that allowed only two goals over 140 minutes of play, including a shutout against No. 8 Northwestern to clinch the outright Big Ten regular season championship
• Netted the game-winning goal against No. 8 Northwestern to secure the Wolverines’ victory
• Tallied two assists at No. 7 Louisville in Michigan’s 6-2 win over the Cardinals
• Earns her second Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honor and the second of the season
• Last Michigan Defensive Player of the Week: Katie Trombetta (Oct. 9, 2017)

Freshman of the Week
Kyler Greenwalt, Maryland
M – Gambrills, Md. – Archbishop Spalding
• Contributed to No. 16 Maryland’s two top-25 wins this weekend
• Scored twice against No. 3 Virginia in the Terp’s 5-4 victory
• Assisted on Maryland’s third goal against No. 21 Rutgers en route to a 6-0 win
• Earns her second career Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
• Last Maryland Freshman of the Week: Bodil Keus (Oct. 16, 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

Oct. 23
O: Moira Putsch, Jr., PSU
D: Katie Trombetta, Sr., MICH
F: Kyler Greenwalt, MD