Penn State, Indiana and Nebraska Claim Women's Soccer Weekly Honors

Shannon Flower

Shannon Flower

Sept. 23, 2013

Offensive Player of the Week
Whitney Church, Penn State
D - Jr. - Ashburn, Va. - Broad Run High School

• Scored two goals in the Nittany Lions' 3-2 double-overtime win over Northwestern on Sept. 20
• Scored on a header in the 80th minute and secured the game-winning goal in the second overtime period
• Earned her first career Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor
• Last Penn State Offensive Player of the Week: Maya Hayes (Sept. 16, 2013)

Defensive Player of the Week
Shannon Flower, Indiana
GK - Sr. - Columbus, Ohio - Upper Arlington

• Made four saves in the Hoosiers' 3-0 shutout of Xavier (Sept. 18), and collected a pair of saves in the 1-0 win over Minnesota (Sept. 21)
• Collected her sixth and seventh shutouts of the season, tying for the second-most single season shutouts in Indiana history
• Has allowed just two goals this season, the lowest mark in the Big Ten
• Earned her second-career Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honor and the second this season
• Last Indiana Defensive Player of the Week: Shannon Flower (Aug. 26, 2013)

Freshmen of the Week
Jaycie Johnson, Nebraska
F - Fr. - Lake Winnebago, Mo. - Lee's Summit West

• Scored the lone goal in the Huskers' 1-0 shutout of Michigan State on Sept. 19
• Headed in the game-winning goal against No. 14 Denver, giving Nebraska the 2-1 win
• Has scored the game-winning goal in three consecutive games; her seven goals lead all Big Ten freshmen and ties for third in the conference
• Earned her second-career Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
• Last Nebraska Freshman of the Week: Jaycie Johnson (Aug. 26, 2013)

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

Sept. 16
O: Maya Hayes, Sr., PSU
D: Jenna Hascher, Fr., NU
F: Jenna Hascher, NU
F: Rose Lavelle, WIS

Sept. 23
O: Whitney Church, Jr., PSU
D: Shannon Flower, Sr., IND
F: Jaycie Johnson, Fr., NEB

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