Penn State, Maryland and Northwestern Earn Weekly Women's Lacrosse Plaudits

March 2, 2015

Offensive Player of the Week
Maggie McCormick, Penn State
Sr. - A - Eldersburg, Md. - Liberty

• Scored four goals and added eight assists in the Nittany Lions' split at Duquesne and versus nationally ranked Virginia
• Scored four goals and collected three assists in the 16-0 win over Duquesne, as Penn State recorded its first shutout in 26 years
• Recorded five assists versus Virginia
• Currently ranks second in the Big Ten with 2.75 assists per game
• Earns her first career Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor
• Last Penn State Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week: N/A

Defensive Player of the Week
Alex Fitzpatrick, Maryland
Sr. - G - Yorktown, N.Y. - Lakeland/Lehigh

• Led the Terrapins to a 14-6 win over Hofstra
• Collected a season-high seven saves and allowed just four goals in more than 53 minutes of action
• In three starts, holds a 7.53 goals-against-average and a .438 save percentage
• Collects her first career Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week plaudit
• Last Maryland Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week: Megan Douty (Feb. 23, 2015)

Freshman of the Week
Corinne Wessels, Northwestern
A - Manassas, Va. - Osbourn Park

• In her collegiate debut, scored two goals on two shots and added a pair of assists en route to four points at No. 2 North Carolina
• Collects her first career Big Ten Freshman of the Week plaudit
• Last Northwestern Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Selena Lasota (Feb. 23, 2015)


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

Mar. 2
O: Maggie McCormick, Penn State
D: Alex Fitzpatrick, Maryland
F: Corinne Wessels, Northwestern