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

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

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