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

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