Indiana, Michigan and Ohio State Earn Women's Soccer Weekly Awards

Big Ten Freshman of the Week Nichelle Prince.

Big Ten Freshman of the Week Nichelle Prince.

Sep 9, 2013

Offensive Player of the Week
Jessie Bujouves, Indiana
MF - So. - London, Ontario, Canada - Saunders Secondary

• Tallied five points with a combined two goals and one assist in a pair of shutout wins over Eastern Michigan (Sept. 6) and Eastern Kentucky (Sept. 8), scoring the game-winning goals in each contest
• Her two goals came on a total of five shots
• Helped Indiana improve to 5-0-1 on the season, the second-best start in program history
• Earned her first career Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor
• Last Indiana Offensive Player of the Week: Lisa Nouanesengsy (Aug. 20, 2012)

Defensive Player of the Week
Taylor Bucklin, Michigan
GK - Fr. - Greenwich, Conn. - Brookfield

• Posted a shutout against No. 22 Pepperdine on Sept. 6
• Played all 90 minutes in the Wolverines' lone match of the week, recording her second shutout of the season
• Pepperdine attempted 16 shots, three of which were saved by Bucklin
• Earned her first career Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honor
• Last Michigan Defensive Player of the Week: Haley Kopmeyer (Oct. 8, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Nichelle Prince, Ohio State
F - Fr. - Ajax, Ontario, Canada - Pickering

• Racked up seven points with three goals and one assist in the Buckeyes' 4-1 win over Northeastern on Sept. 8, their second east coast road game in three days
• Notched Ohio State's first hat trick since Oct. 14, 2012, and accounted for all four of the Buckeyes' goals against Northeastern
• Earned her first career Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
• Last Ohio State Freshman of the Week: Michela Paradiso (Aug. 27, 2012)

2013 Big Ten Players of the Week
Aug. 26
O/F: Jaycie Johnson, Fr., NEB
D: Shannon Flower, Sr., IND

Sept. 3
O: Janelle Flaws, Jr., ILL
D: Hannah Clark, So., IOWA
F: Madisson Lewis, MICH

 

 

Sept. 9
O: Jessie Bujouves, So., IND
D: Taylor Bucklin, Fr., MICH
F: Nichelle Prince, OSU
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