Maryland, Northwestern and Michigan Earn Weekly Women's Lacrosse Honors

March 9, 2015

Offensive Player of the Week
Taylor Cummings, Maryland
M - Jr. - Ellicott City, Md. - McDonough School

• Scored a combined 10 goals in Maryland's wins over UMBC and nationally ranked Syracuse
• Scored four goals and added an assist in the Terrapins' 14-7 win over UMBC
• Recorded eight draw controls and caused two turnovers against UMBC
• Scored six goals and added one assist in the 10-7 victory over Syracuse
• Collected six draw controls, caused two turnovers and gathered two ground balls against Syracuse
• Earns her first career Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor
• Last Maryland Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week: Zoe Stukenberg (Feb. 16, 2015)

Defensive Player of the Week
Bridget Bianco, Northwestern
GK - Sr. - Moorestown, N.J. - Moorestown

• Recorded 12 saves in the Wildcats' 14-8 win over Colorado, her third double-digit save effort of the season
• Tallied 10 saves in the first 30 minutes of play
• Held Colorado to 3-for-7 on free-position opportunities
• Collects her first career Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week plaudit
• Last Northwestern Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week: Sheila Nesselbush (Feb. 9, 2015)

Freshman of the Week
Mae Tarr, Michigan
M - Fr. - Parkville, Md. - Notre Dame Prep

• Scored five goals on seven shots and added an assist in the Wolverines' 22-8 win over St. Mary's
• Recorded the eventual game-winning goal against the Gaels
• Set a school record with seven draw controls while also adding three ground balls and one caused turnover
• Collects her first Big Ten Freshman of the Week plaudit
• Last Michigan 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: Sheila 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
F: Corinne Wessels, Northwestern

Mar. 9
O: Taylor Cummings, Maryland
D: Bridget Bianco, Northwestern
F: Mae Tarr, Michigan