Michigan and Penn State Earn Weekly Field Hockey Awards

Michigan's Haley Jones is the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week.

Michigan's Haley Jones is the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week.

Oct. 30, 2012

Offensive Player of the Week
Taylor Herold, Penn State
F/M – So. – Fredericksburg, Va. – James Monroe

  • Tallied six points on three goals in wins over No. 21 Michigan State (6-1) and Bucknell (2-0), leading the Nittany Lions as they claimed the Big Ten Championship
  • Notched two goals against the Spartans and one against the Bison
  • Earns her first Offensive Player of the Week honor and the second weekly award of her career
  • Last Penn State Offensive Player of the Week: Kelsey Amy (Oct. 16, 2012)

Defensive Player of the Week
Haley Jones, Michigan
GK – Jr. – Ann Arbor, Mich. – Pioneer                 

  • Led No. 14 Michigan’s defense in road wins over No. 12 Iowa (2-1) and Central Michigan (1-0)
  • Recorded 10 saves against the Hawkeyes and notched a shutout against the Chippewas
  • Earns her first Defensive Player of the Week honor this season and the second of her career
  • Last Michigan Defensive Player of the Week: Christi Barwick (Oct. 4, 2011)

Freshman of the Week
Lauren Thomas, Michigan
B – Aylesbury, England – Aylesbury

  • Helped 14th-ranked Michigan to road wins against 12th-ranked Iowa (2-1) and Central Michigan (1-0)
  • Notched a goal against the Hawkeyes
  • Part of a Wolverine back line that only allowed four shots against the Chippewas
  • Reels in her first Big Ten weekly award
  • Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Aisling Naughton (Oct. 16, 2012)

2012 Big Ten Players of the Week

Aug. 28
O: Kelsey Amy, Sr., PSU
D: Ayla Halus, Sr., PSU
F: Sydney Supica, IND


 

 

Sept. 4
O: Chelsea Armstrong, Sr., NU
D: Molly Cassidy, Jr., MSU
F: Caroline Troncelliti, NU

Sept. 11
O: Tara Puffenberger, Jr., NU
D: Kathleen McGraw, Sr., IOWA
F: Lisa McCarthy, NU

Sept. 18
O: Chelsea Armstrong, Sr., NU
D: Maggie Olson, So., IND
D: Kathleen McGraw, Sr., IOWA
F: Aisling Naughton, MICH

Sept. 25
O: Danica Deckard, Sr., OSU
O: Ashtin Klinger, Jr., PSU
D: Jessica Barnett, Sr., IOWA
F: Peanut Johnson, OSU

Oct. 2
O: Chelsea Armstrong, Sr., NU
D: Kathleen McGraw, Sr., IOWA
F: Lisa McCarthy, NU

Oct. 9
O: Tara Puffenberger, Jr., NU
D: Molly Cassidy, Jr., MSU
F: Lena Phillips, NU

Oct. 16
O: Kelsey Amy, Sr., PSU
D: Maddy Carpenter, So., NU
F: Aisling Naughton, MICH

Oct. 23
O: Chelsea Armstrong, Sr., NU
D: Brittany Grzywacz, Jr., PSU
F: Natalie Cafone, IOWA

Oct. 30
O: Taylor Herold, So., PSU
D: Haley Jones, Jr., MICH
F: Lauren Thomas, MICH