Ohio State and Purdue Earn Weekly Women’s Soccer Awards
Oct. 3, 2017


Co-Offensive Player of the Week 
Sammy Edwards, Ohio State
F – Sr. – Dublin, Ohio – Coffman
• Scored the game-winning goal in the 65th minute of the Buckeyes’ 1-0 win against No. 6 Penn State Saturday night
• Ohio State’s victory was the first versus Penn State since a 1-0 victory on Oct. 3, 2010 in Columbus
• Earned Academic All-Big Ten recognition in 2015 and 2016
• Receives her third career Offensive Player of the Week honor
• Last Ohio State Offensive Player of the Week: Sammy Edwards (Oct. 11, 2016)

Co-Offensive Player and Freshman of the Week
Kylie Hase, Purdue
M – Fr. – Orland Park, Ill. – Carl Sandburg
• Netted both goals in Purdue’s 2-0 win versus Northwestern Sunday afternoon, putting the Boilermakers in sole possession of first place in the conference
• Recorded the first multi-goal game by a Purdue freshman since August 2014 and the first by a freshman in Big Ten play since October 2011
• Has scored three of her four goals this season in Big Ten play
• Receives her first career Offensive Player of the Week honor
• Last Purdue Offensive Player of the Week: Maddy Williams (Sept. 19, 2017)

Co-Defensive Player of the Week
Devon Kerr, Ohio State
GK – Jr. – Barrie, Ontario – Bill Crothers Secondary
• Posted a shutout in Ohio State’s 1-0 victory versus No. 6 Penn State Saturday night
• The clean sheet was her sixth of the season and the eighth of her career
• Selected for Academic All-Big Ten honors in 2016
• Earns her second career Defensive Player of the Week award and the second of the season
• Last Ohio State Defensive Player of the Week: Devon Kerr (Sept. 26, 2017)

Co-Defensive Player of the Week
Katie Luce, Purdue
GK – Fr. – Lewis Center, Ohio – Olentangy Orange
• Recorded two shutouts in Purdue’s 1-0 victory versus Illinois and 2-0 win against Northwestern
• Earned her fifth shutout of the season while leading Purdue to six total shutouts this year, the teams most since 2009
• The Boilermakers are currently riding a shutout streak of 265 consecutive minutes, the program’s longest in Big Ten play since 2013
• Earns her first career Defensive Player of the Week award
• Last Purdue Defensive Player of the Week: Carianne Betts (Sept. 27, 2010)

2017 Big Ten Players of the Week
Aug. 22
O: Marissa Sheva, Jr., PSU
D: Brooke Cilley, So., MICH
F: Sarah Stratigakis, MICH
F: Madi Kennel, NU

Aug. 29
O: Sydney Squires, Sr., MINN
D: Casey Murphy, Jr., RU
F: Mikayla Dayes, MD

Sept. 5
O: Devin Burns, So., IOWA
O: Dani Rhodes, So., WIS
D: Caitlyn Clem, Sr., WIS
F: Amirah Ali, RU
F: Lauren Rice, WIS

Sept. 12
O: Maddy Williams, Sr., PUR
D: Casey Murphy, Jr., RU
F: Alexa Ferreira, RU

Sept. 19
O: Maddy Williams, Sr., PUR
D: Casey Murphy, Jr., RU
D: Caitlyn Clem, Sr., WIS
F: Kylie Hase, PUR

Sept. 26
O: April Bockin, Jr., MINN
D: Devon Kerr, Jr., OSU
F: Sarah Stratigakis, MICH

Oct. 3
O: Sammy Edwards, Sr., OSU
O: Kylie Hase, Fr., PUR
D: Devon Kerr, Jr., OSU
D: Katie Luce, Fr., PUR
F: Kylie Hase, PUR