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

Ohio State's Tiffany Cameron was named Offensive Player of the Week.

Ohio State's Tiffany Cameron was named Offensive Player of the Week.

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Michigan, Northwestern and Ohio State have garnered Big Ten women’s soccer weekly awards, the conference office announced on Monday. Buckeye forward Tiffany Cameron takes home Offensive Player of the Week honors, while goalkeeper Rachel Middleman earns the Defensive Player of the Week award. Michigan’s Corinne Harris and Northwestern’s Rachel Bergman garner Co-Freshman of the Week laurels. 

Offensive Player of the Week
Tiffany Cameron, Ohio State
F – Sr. – Mississauga, Ontario – St. Joseph’s 

  • Netted three goals, including both game-winners, in two Buckeye victories over No. 13 Missouri and Duquesne
  • Scored at least one goal in Ohio State’s last five games
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Ohio State Offensive Player of the Week: Paige Maxwell (Oct.131, 2010)

Defensive Player of the Week
Rachel Middleman, Ohio State
GK – Jr. – Mars, Pa. – North Allegheny 

  • Posted two shutouts last week, blanking No. 13 Missouri (1-0) and Duquesne (3-0)
  • Made eight saves over 175 minutes
  • Guided the Ohio State defense to shut outs in each game of its five match win streak
  • Earns the first Defensive Player of the Week honor, and third weekly award, of her career
  • Last Ohio State Defensive Player of the Week: Kendyl Reed (Aug. 27, 2012)

Co-Freshman of the Week
Corinne Harris, Michigan
F – Fr. – Chicago, Ill. – Walter Payton College Prep 

  • Scored two goals 51 seconds apart in Michigan’s victory over Butler (3-0)
  • Leads the Wolverines in shots (16) and is tied for the team lead in goals (3)
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Hayley Kopmeyer (Oct. 26, 2009)

 

 

Rachel Bergman, Northwestern
GK – Fr. – West Bloomfield, Mich. – Detroit Country Day 

  • Posted two shutouts last weekend versus Northern Illinois (2-0) and Yale (2-0)
  • Tallied four saves, two in each game
  • Played all 180 minutes in last week’s games
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Northwestern Freshman of the Week: Kate Allen (Aug. 23, 2010)

2012 Big Ten Players of the Week
Aug. 20       O: Lisa Nouanesengsy – Jr., Indiana
                   D: Holly Hein – Sr., Michigan
                   F: Mallory Weber – Penn State
Aug. 27       O: Christine Nairn – Sr., Penn State
                   D: Kendyl Reed – Sr., Ohio State
                   F: Michela Paradiso – Ohio State
Sept. 3       O: Taylor Uhl – So., Minnesota
                   D: Annie Steinlage – Jr., Michigan State
                   F: Kim Love – Purdue
Sept. 10      O: Tiffany Cameron – Sr., Ohio State
                   D: Rachel Middleman – Jr., Ohio State
                   F: Corinne Harris – Michigan
                       Rachel Bergman – Northwestern

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