Women's Lacrosse Weekly Awards

April 11, 2017

Offensive Player of the Week
Danita Stroup, Northwestern
Sr. – A – Port Coquitlam, British Columbia – Riverside Secondary School

  • Helped Northwestern to a 3-0 conference record with six goals on six shots in a win vs. Ohio State
  • Scored three goals in each half to reach a career high, and extended her career-long goal streak to eight games
  • Currently ranks second in the conference with 3.33 goals per game during conference games
  • This is the first career Offensive Player of the Week award for Stroup
  • Last Northwestern Offensive Player of the Week: Selena Lasota (May 3, 2016)


Defensive Player of the Week
Cat Rainone, Penn State
Sr. – GK – Newtown Square, Pa. – Marple Newtown

  • Led the Nittany Lions to a top-20 nonconference victory with a career-high 14 saves vs. Virginia
  • Held the Cavaliers to eight goals, 4.5 less than their season average
  • Turned in a 0.636 save percentage and added a pair of ground balls
  • This is the second Defensive Player of the Week award for Rainone this season and in her career
  • Last Penn State Defensive Player of the Week: Cat Rainone (March 28, 2017)

 

 


Freshman of the Week
Kali Hartshorn, Maryland
Fr. – M – Allentown, N.J. – Allentown

  • Tallied eight goals and nine points in two road victories last week for the top-ranked Terps
  • Registered two goals and six draw controls in a comeback win vs. No. 18 Virginia
  • Scored a career-best six goals and dished out one assist in a victory at Rutgers in her return home
  • This is Hartshorn’s third Freshman of the Week honor this season
  • Last Maryland Freshman of the Week: Brindi Griffin (April 4, 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

April 11
O:        Danita Stroup, Northwestern
D:         Cat Rainone, PSU
F:         Kali Hartshorn, Maryland