Iowa, Northwestern and Penn State Take Home Weekly Field Hockey Awards

Northwestern's Dominique Masters was named Freshman of the Week.

Oct. 29, 2013

Rosemont, Ill. -

Offensive Player of the Week
Audra Heilman, Indiana
F/M – Jr. – Easton, Pa. – Easton

  • Helped Indiana to victories over Ohio State (5-4, OT) and Ball State (6-1)
  • Notched eight points, tallying a goal and two assists in each game
  • Scored the game-winning goal in overtime against the Buckeyes
  • Leads the Hoosiers in goals (9), assists (10) and points (28)
  • Earned the second weekly award of her career
  • Last Indiana Offensive Player of the Week: Audra Heilman (Sept. 10, 2013)

Defensive Player of the Week
Abby Fuhrman, Penn State
B – Sr. – Bainbridge, Pa. – Elizabethtown                    

  • Guided No. 6 Penn State to wins over No. 19 Iowa (2-1) and UC Davis (5-0)  
  • Helped the Nittany Lions clinch at least a share of the Big Ten Championship with the win over the Hawkeyes
  • Anchored a back line that allowed just one goal and zero penalty corners
  • Recorded a goal in the Nittany Lions’ win over UC Davis
  • Reeled in the first weekly award of her career 
  • Last Penn State Defensive Player of the Week: Brittany Grzywacz (Oct. 22, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Dominique Masters, Northwestern
M – Canterbury, U.K. – The King’s School

  • Guided No. 13 Northwestern to victories over Michigan State (2-1) and Central Michigan (2-0)
  • Netted both goals in the Wildcats’ match against the Chippewas
  • Helped Northwestern stay in contention for a share of the Big Ten Championship with the win over the Spartans
  • Ranks second on the team in goals (7) and points (17)
  • Collected the second weekly award of her career
  • Last Northwestern Freshman of the Week: Isabel Flens (Oct. 1, 2013)

 

 

2013 Big Ten Players of the Week

Sept. 3      O: Caroline Troncelliti, So., NU
                  D: Sarah Lemieux, Jr., OSU
                  F: Paige Hamilton, OSU

Sept. 10    O: Audra Heilman, Jr., IND
                  D: Maddy Carpenter, Jr., NU
                  F: Isabel Flens, NU

Sept. 17    O: Rachael Mack, Sr., MICH
                  D: Brittany Grzywacz, Sr., PSU
                  F: Stephanie Norlander, IOWA

Sept. 24    O: Natalie Cafone, So., IOWA
                  D: Brittany Grzywacz, Sr., PSU
                  F: Dominique Masters, NU

Oct. 1       O: Isabel Flens, Fr., NU
                  D: Laura Gebhart, Jr., PSU
                  F: Isabel Flens, NU

Oct. 8       O: Rachael Mack, Sr., MICH
                  D: Kylie Licata, Jr., PSU
                  F: Brooke Hiltz, OSU

Oct. 15     O: Dani Hemeon, Jr., IOWA
                  D: Jenni Smith, Jr., MSU
                  D: Brittany Grzywacz, Sr., PSU
                  F: Stephanie Norlander, IOWA

Oct. 22     O: Taylor Herold, Jr., PSU
                  D: Brittany Grzywacz, Sr., PSU
                  F: Jessy Silfer, IOWA

Oct. 29     O: Audra Heilman, Jr., IND
                  D: Abby Fuhrman, Sr., PSU
                  F: Dominque Masters, NU