Women's Lacrosse Weekly Honors

April 13, 2015

Offensive Player of the Week
Maggie McCormick, Penn State
A -- Sr. -- Eldersburg, Md. -- Liberty

·    Scored two goals and added five assists en route to seven total points in the Nittany Lions' win over Michigan
·    Contributed to all five of Penn State's goals in the first half, scoring one goal and assisting on four other scores
·    Scored goals on both of her shot attempts, and gathered a total of three ground balls
·    Her seven total points were the second-most in the Big Ten this season
·    Currently ranks second in the Big Ten with 2.23 assists per game and third at 3.77 points per contest
·    Earns her second 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
Emi Smith, Penn State
GK -- Jr. -- Denver, Colo. -- Regis Jesuit

·    Collected six saves and limited Michigan to just five goals in the Nittany Lions' 11-5 victory
·    Secured three saves in both the first and second halves in holding Michigan to more than six goals below its season average
·    Posted her seventh game allowing eight or fewer goals this season
·    In conference play, currently ranks third in the Big Ten in save percentage (.469)
·    Collects her second career Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week plaudit
·    Last Penn State Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week: Emi Smith (Feb. 16, 2015)

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

·    Scored a combined nine goals in the Terrapins' wins over nationally ranked Princeton and Ohio State
·    Scored six goals on 10 shots versus Princeton
·    Collected her seventh hat trick of the season with three goals against Ohio State
·    In conference play, currently leads the Big Ten with 3.67 goals per game, and is tied for first at 7.33 shots per contest
·    Collects her fifth Big Ten Freshman of the Week award
·    Last Maryland Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Megan Whittle (March 30, 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, Maryland
O: Tatum Coffey, Penn State
D: Alex Fitzpatrick, Maryland
F: Megan Whittle, Maryland

April 6 
                 
O: Taylor Cummings, Maryland
D: Megan Douty, Maryland
F: Selena Lasota, Northwestern

April 13                
O: Maggie McCormick, Penn State
D: Emi Smith, Penn State
F: Megan Whittle, Maryland