Women's Lacrosse Weekly Awards

April 4, 2017

Co-Offensive Player of the Week
Zoe Stukenberg, Maryland
Sr. – M – Ellicott City, Md. – Marriotts Ridge

  • Scored five goals on five shots, including 3-for-3 on free positions, in a win vs. No. 3 Florida
  • Secured a career-high nine draw controls in the dominating 18-8 win vs. the Gators
  • Dished out three assists and caused two turnovers in a 20-7 win vs. Michigan
  • This is her first Offensive Player of the Week award this season, and the third of her career
  • Last Maryland Offensive Player of the Week: Megan Whittle (March 14, 2017)


Co-Offensive Player of the Week
Madison Carter, Penn State
So. – A – Davidsonville, Md. – South River

  • Led the Nittany Lions to another undefeated week with eight goals and 11 points in two games
  • Scored three goals and recorded two assists in a road win at Drexel
  • Tallied five goals and one assist in a home conference win vs. Ohio State
  • Averaged six draw controls in the two games, and leads the conference with 48 goals
  • This is Carter’s third Offensive Player of the Week award this season, and the fifth of her career
  • Last Penn State Offensive Player of the Week: Madison Carter (March 28, 2017)

 

 


Defensive Player of the Week
Megan Taylor, Maryland
So. – GK – Glenelg, Md. – Glenelg

  • Led the Terps to a resounding 18-8 win vs. No. 3 Florida with a career-high 20 saves
  • Held the nation’s No. 1 scoring offense to eight goals, more than eight below their season average (16.67)
  • The 20 saves ties for the most in DI this season, and she currently leads the nation with a .603 save percentage
  • This is the fifth Defensive Player of the Week award for Taylor this season and in her career
  • Last Maryland Defensive Player of the Week: Megan Taylor (March 14, 2017)


Freshman of the Week
Brindi Griffin, Maryland
Fr. – A – Edgewater, Md. - McDonogh

  • Recorded her first career hat trick in Maryland’s victory vs. No. 3 Florida
  • Followed that performance with another hat trick in a 20-7 win vs. Michigan
  • This is Griffin’s second Freshman of the Week honor this season
  • Last Maryland Freshman of the Week: Brindi Griffin (March 28, 2017)


2017 Big Ten Women’s Lacrosse Players of the Week

Feb. 7
O:        Steph Lazo, Penn State
D:         Mallory Weisse, Northwestern
F:         Liza Hernandez, Ohio State

Feb. 14
O:        Steph Lazo, Penn State
D:         Megan Taylor, Maryland
F:         Liza Hernandez, Ohio State

Feb. 21
O:        Megan Whittle, Maryland
O:        Madison Carter, Penn State
D:         Jill Rizzo, Ohio State
O:        Liza Hernandez, Ohio State

Feb. 28
O:        Jen Giles, Maryland
D:         Megan Taylor, Maryland
F:         Liza Hernandez, Ohio State

March 7
O:        Miranda Ibello, Johns Hopkins
O:        Molly Wood, Ohio State
D:        Megan Taylor, Maryland
F:         Maggie Schneidereith, Johns Hopkins

March 14
O:        Megan Whittle, Maryland
D:         Megan Taylor, Maryland
F:         Kali Hartshorn, Maryland

March 21
O:        Steph Lazo, Penn State
D:         Emily Kift, Maryland
D:         Mira Shane, Michigan
F:         Brindi Griffin, Maryland

March 28
O:        Madison Carter, Penn State
D:         Cat Rainone, Penn State
F:         Kali Hartshorn, Maryland

April 4
O:        Zoe Stukenberg, Maryland
O:        Madison Carter, Penn State
D:         Megan Taylor, Maryland
F:         Brindi Griffin, Maryland