Weekly Women's Lacrosse Honors

March 30, 2015

Co-Offensive Players of the Week
Taylor Cummings, Maryland
M -- Jr. -- Ellicott City, Md. -- McDonogh School

·    Scored two goals and tallied three assists en route to five points in Maryland's 16-5 road win at nationally ranked Northwestern in the Big Ten opener for both teams
·    Collected a career-best 13 draw controls, recorded three ground balls and tallied one caused turnover against the Wildcats
·    Currently leads the Big Ten with 4.70 points and 7.50 draw controls per game, and is tied for first with 1.80 caused turnovers per game
·    Earns her third career Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor
·    Last Maryland Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week: Taylor Cummings (March 23, 2015)

Tatum Coffey, Penn State
M -- Sr. -- Toms River, N.J. -- Toms River North

·    Scored six goals on six total shots and tallied three assists en route to nine points in the Nittany Lions' wins over No. 9 Stanford and Rutgers
·    Scored three goals and added an assist against Stanford
·    Also caused four turnovers and gathered four groundballs against the Cardinal
·    Scored three goals and added two assists in the win over Rutgers in the Big Ten opener
·    Earns her first career Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor
·    Last Penn State Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week: Maggie McCormick (March 2, 2015)

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

·    Secured her 10th win of the season in the Terrapins' 16-5 victory at No. 4 Northwestern
·    Collected six saves while allowing only five goals, more than five goals under the Wildcats' season average
·    Currently ranks second in the Big Ten in goals against average (6.06) and save percentage (.528)
·    Collects her third career Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week plaudit
·    Last Maryland Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week: Alice Mercer (March 23, 2015)

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

·    Scored five goals on nine shots in Maryland's win at Northwestern
·    Currently ranks second in the conference with 3.30 goals per game
·    Collects her fourth Big Ten Freshman of the Week award and second in as many weeks
·    Last Maryland Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Megan Whittle (March 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: 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

Mar. 23                
O: Taylor Cummings, Maryland
D: Alice Mercer, Maryland
F: Megan Whittle, Maryland

Mar. 30                
O: Taylor Cummings, Jr., Maryland
O: Tatum Coffey, Sr., Penn State
D: Alex Fitzpatrick, Sr., Maryland
F: Megan Whittle, Maryland