Maryland, Penn State and Rutgers Earn Weekly Women's Lacrosse Honors

Feb. 16, 2015

Offensive Player of the Week
Zoe Stukenberg, Maryland
So. – M – Ellicott City, Md. – Marriotts Ridge

• Scored three goals and tallied three assists en route to a career-high six total points in the Terrapins’ season-opening win over William & Mary
• Scored goals on all three of her attempted shots
• Earns her first career Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor
• Last Maryland Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week: N/A

Co-Defensive Players of the Week
Emi Smith, Penn State
Jr. – G – Denver, Colo. – Regis Jesuit

• Recorded 10 saves in the Nittany Lions’ 15-7 win over Lehigh
• Six saves came in the second half, allowing Penn State to go on a 5-0 run to begin the frame
• Collects her first career Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week plaudit
• Last Penn State Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week: N/A

Candice Dandridge, Rutgers
Sr. – G – Cherry Hill, N.J. – Cherry Hill West

• Posted 10 saves in the Scarlet Knights’ 10-7 victory over Villanova
• Allowed just two goals in the final 36 minutes of the contest
• Collects her first career Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week plaudit
• Last Rutgers Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week: N/A

Freshman of the Week
Megan Whittle, Maryland
A – Glenwood, Md. – McDonough School

• Scored two goals on three shots in her collegiate debut to help the Terrapins’ record a 15-5 win over William & Mary
• Earns her first career Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
• Last Maryland Big Ten Freshman of the Week: N/A


 

 

2015 Big Ten Women’s Lacrosse Players of the Week
Feb. 2   
O: Katie Chase, Ohio State
D: Tori DeScenza, Ohio State
F: Molly Wood, Ohio State
Feb. 9   
O: Kara Mupo, Northwestern
D: Shelia Nesselbush, Northwestern
F: Selena Lasota, Northwestern
Feb. 16
O: Zoe Stukenberg, Maryland
D: Emi Smith, Penn State and Candice Dandridge, Rutgers
F: Megan Whittle, Maryland