Ohio State and Maryland Earn Weekly Women's Lacrosse Honors

March 16, 2015

Offensive Player of the Week
Jennifer Porretto, Ohio State
M - Sr. - Smithtown, N.Y. - Hauppauge

• Scored three goals and recorded seven assists en route to 10 points in the Buckeyes' 21-14 win at Canisius
• Recorded career-highs in points and assists, and was one assist shy of the school record
• Helped Ohio State top 20 goals for the second time this season
• Earns her first career Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor
• Last Ohio State Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week: Katie Chase (Feb. 2, 2015)

Defensive Player of the Week
Alex Fitzpatrick, Maryland
GK - Sr. - Yorktown, N.Y. - Lakeland (Lehigh)

• Recorded a combined 17 saves in wins over Towson and nationally ranked Florida
• Collected a season-high 10 saves while surrendering just two goals at Towson
• Made seven saves and gathered a season-best four ground balls in the Terrapins' 16-6 victory over the Gators
• Collects her second career Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week plaudit
• Last Maryland Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week: Alex Fitzpatrick (March 2, 2015)

Freshman of the Week
Megan Whittle, Maryland
A - Fr. - Glenwood, Md. - McDonogh School

• Scored a combined nine goals in Maryland's wins over Towson and #6 Florida
• Scored six goals on seven shots in the 17-2 victory at Towson
• Recorded three goals on five shots against the Gators
• Collects her second Big Ten Freshman of the Week award
• Last Maryland Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Megan Whittle (Feb. 16, 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: 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
D: Alex Fitzpatrick, Maryland
F: Corinne Wessels, Northwestern

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

Mar. 16
O: Jennifer Porretto, Ohio State
D: Alex Fitzpatrick, Maryland
F: Megan Whittle, Maryland