Women's Lacrosse Weekly Honors

April 27, 2015

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

·    Scored four goals in a win over nationally ranked Penn State, lifting the Terrapins to the outright Big Ten Championship and No. 1 seed in the inaugural Big Ten Tournament
·    Scored Maryland's first two goals of the game, and added back-to-back scores in the second half to push the Terrapins' lead to three goals
·    In conference play, led the Big Ten with 4.20 points per game, and was tied for second with 3.00 goals per contest
·    Earns her fifth career Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor
·    Last Maryland Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week: Taylor Cummings (April 6, 2015)

Defensive Player of the Week
Bridget Bianco, Northwestern
GK -- Sr. -- Moorsetown, N.J. -- Moorestown

·    Tallied 10 saves and recorded a .765 save percentage in the Wildcats' win over nationally ranked Ohio State in the conference finale for both teams, helping Northwestern secure the No. 3 seed in the Big Ten Tournament
·    Limited Ohio State to six goals in the 16-6 victory, more than seven goals below the Buckeyes' season average
·    Recorded her fourth double-digit save performance of the season
·    Collects her second career Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week plaudit
·    Last Northwestern Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week: Bridget Bianco (March 9, 2015)

Freshman of the Week
Corinne Wessels, Northwestern
A -- Manassas, Va. -- Osbourn Park

·    Matched her season high with two goals to go along with three assists, en route to a team-high five points in the 16-6 win over No. 8 Penn State
·    Scored one goal and tallied two assists in the first half, before adding one goal in the second frame
·    In conference play, was tied for first with two game-winning goals, and ranked fourth in the Big Ten with 1.25 assists per game
·    Collects her second Big Ten Freshman of the Week award
·    Last Northwestern Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Corinne Wessels (March 2, 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

April 20                
O: Steph Lazo, Penn State
D (Co): Taylor Cummings, Maryland and Emi Smith, Penn State
F: Megan Whittle, Maryland

April 27                
O: Taylor Cummings, Maryland
D: Bridget Bianco, Northwestern
F: Corinne Wessels, Northwestern