Sept. 3, 2007
Women's Soccer Co-Players of the Week
Ella Masar, Illinois
Sr., F, Urbana, Ill./Urbana
Masar earns her second career Player of the Week honor after notching two goals in Illinois' opening weekend. The senior gave the Illini an early 1-0 lead in Friday's contest against Missouri, then opened the scoring again in Sunday's 5-0 win over Xavier. With the goals, Masar is now eighth on Illinois' all-time list with 17, and sixth in school history with 51 total points.
Last ILL Offensive POW: Ella Masar (10/2/06)
Lauren Sinacola, Michigan State
So., MF, Rochester, Mich./Adams
Sinacola brings home her first career weekly award after tallying both goals in Michigan State's 2-1 win over Syracuse on Sunday. In two starts on the weekend, the sophomore took five shots, three of which came on goal. Sinacola's two goals stand as the only scores for the Spartans so far this season.
Last MSU Offensive POW: Lauren Hill (8/28/06)
Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week
Madison Gates, Michigan
Jr., GK, Baldwinsville, N.Y./C.W. Baker
Gates receives her first career weekly honor after recording a career-high 10 saves in a shutout tie against No. 2 Notre Dame. The tie snapped a 32-game home winning streak for the Fighting Irish.
Last MICH Defensive POW: Megan Tuura (8/28/05)