Northwestern and Maryland Earn Weekly Women's Lacrosse Plaudits

Feb. 23, 2015

Offensive Player and Freshman of the Week
Selena Lasota, Northwestern
Fr. – A – Campbell River, B.C. – Carihi Secondary

• Scored 11 goals on 16 shots in the Wildcats’ contests against No. 8 Duke and Marquette
• Tallied five consecutive goals versus the No. 8 Blue Devils
• Collected a season-best six goals in the 13-6 win over Marquette
• Earns her first career Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor, and second Big Ten Freshman of the Week plaudit
• Last Northwestern Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week: Kara Mupo (Feb. 9, 2015)
• Last Northwestern Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Selena Lasota (Feb. 9, 2015)

Defensive Player of the Week
Megan Douty, Maryland
Sr. – D – Fair Haven, N.J. – Rumson Fair Haven Regional

• Anchored a defensive unit that helped Maryland produce a 13-11 win over No. 2 North Carolina
• Recorded a game-high four groundballs, and caused three turnovers
• Collects her first career Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week plaudit
• Last Maryland Big Ten Defensive Player 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
Feb. 23     O/F: Selena Lasota, Northwestern
                D: Megan Douty, Maryland