Women's Lacrosse Weekly Awards

Feb. 21, 2017

Co-Offensive Player of the Week
Megan Whittle, Maryland
Jr. – A – Glenwood, Md. - McDonogh

  • Matched a career high with six points in a road victory at Georgetown
  • Registered five goals on six shots and also dished out one assist in the 17-13 win
  • Contributed one draw control and one ground ball for the Terps
  • This is her career Offensive Player of the Year honor
  • Last Maryland Offensive Player of the Week: Taylor Cummings (April 19, 2016)


Co-Offensive Player of the Week
Madison Carter, Penn State
So. – A – Davidsonville, Md. – South River

  • Netted five goals and added one assist to lead the Nittany Lions to a 3-0 record on the season
  • Led the team with four draw controls and was perfect on free position shots in the 18-9 victory over Lehigh
  • This is the third career Offensive Player of the Week honor for the sophomore
  • Last Penn State Offensive Player of the Week: Steph Lazo (Feb. 14, 2017)


Defensive Player of the Week
Jill Rizzo, Ohio State
Fr. – GK – Queensbury, N.Y. - Queensbury


 

 

  • Held Cincinnati to eight goals and made 11 saves to lead the Buckeyes to a 17-8 win
  • The freshman keeper made seven crucial saves in the second half to preserve the lead
  • Currently ranks 2nd in the conference and 10th in the NCAA with 30 saves on the season
  • This marks her first weekly award at the collegiate level
  • Last Ohio State Defensive Player of the Week: Katie Frederick (March 8, 2016)


Freshman of the Week
Liza Hernandez, Ohio State
Fr. – M – New Albany, Ohio – New Albany

  • Continued her strong start to the season with a four goal, two assist performance against Cincinnati
  • Scored two goals in each half to help the Buckeyes increase their lead against an in-state rival
  • Currently leads the team with 10 goals and 16 total points this season
  • Third-consecutive Freshman of the Week award to open the season
  • Last Ohio State Freshman of the Week: Liza Hernandez (Feb. 14, 2017)


2017 Big Ten Women’s Lacrosse Players of the Week

Feb. 7
O:        Steph Lazo, Penn State
D:         Mallory Weisse, Northwestern
F:         Liza Hernandez, Ohio State

Feb. 14
O:        Steph Lazo, Penn State
D:         Megan Taylor, Maryland
F:         Liza Hernandez, Ohio State

Feb. 21
O:        Megan Whittle, Maryland
O:        Madison Carter, Penn State
D:         Jill Rizzo, Ohio State
O:        Liza Hernandez, Ohio State