Penn State, Michigan and Northwestern Earn Weekly Women’s Lacrosse Awards
February 27, 2018


Offensive Player of the Week 
Katie O’Donnell, Penn State
Sr. – M – West Chester, Pa. – Henderson
• Shot 72.7 percent last week scoring eight goals while adding a pair of assists helping Penn State to two victories
• Has scored in 26 straight games and leads with team with 14 goals this season
• Earns her first career Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor
• Last Penn State Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week: Madison Carter (April 25, 2017)

Defensive Player of the Week
Julie Krupnick, Northwestern
Fr. – GK – Mountain Lakes, N.J. – Mountain Lakes
• Held No. 7/6 USC to just five goals in a 9-5 victory
• Made six saves in the contest and has limited her opponents to less than 10 goals in each of her five starts
• Collects her first career Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week plaudit
• Last Northwestern Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week: Mallory Weisse (Feb 7, 2017)

Freshman of the Week
Maggie Kane, Michigan
M – Caledonia, Mich. – Grand Rapids Catholic Central
• Scored a career-high three goals for her first career hat trick, including a 1-for-1 mark on free-position attempts
• Helped Michigan hold a lead over No. 10 Navy for 52 minutes of the game and added two draw controls, one ground ball and caused one turnover
• Earns her first Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
• Last Michigan Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Mira Shane (Feb. 9, 2016)

2018 Big Ten Women’s Lacrosse Players of the Week
Feb. 13
O: Selena Lasota, Jr., NU
D: Lizzie Colson, So., MD
F: Taylor Pinzone, NU

Feb. 20
O: Megan Whittle, Sr., MD
D: Regina Sharp, Jr., RU
F: Taralyn Naslonski, RU

Feb. 27
O: Katie O’Donnell, Sr., PSU
D: Julie Krupnick, Fr., NU
F: Maggie Kane, MICH