Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio State and Penn State Earn Weekly Women’s Soccer Awards
Oct. 10, 2017


Co-Offensive Player of the Week 
Sydney Squires, Minnesota
F – Sr. – Hudson, WI – Hudson High School
• Scored two goals in Minnesota’s 3-2 win against Indiana and one goal in their 2-0 victory against Purdue
• Scored her 30th career goal against the Boilermakers and is now tied for the second most goals scored in the NCAA this season with 13
• Earns her second career Offensive Player of the Week honor and the second of the season
• Last Minnesota Offensive Player of the Week: April Bockin (Sept. 26, 2017)

Co-Offensive Player of the Week
Megan Schafer, Penn State
F – Sr. – Langhorne, PA – Neshaminy
• Netted three goals on four total shot attempts in No. 14 Penn State’s 2-0 win against Michigan and 4-0 victory against Michigan State
• Moved into 16th all-time at Penn State in points with 77 and is now tied for 15th all-time in goals with 30
• Receives her first career Offensive Player of the Week honor
• Last Penn State Offensive Player of the Week: Marissa Sheva (Aug. 22, 2017)

Defensive Player of the Week
Claire Graves, Iowa
GK – So. – Noblesville, Ind. – Noblesville
• Posted nine saves and her eighth and ninth shutouts against No. 23 Rutgers and Maryland over the weekend
• Registered her first win over a ranked opponent in the Hawkeye’s 1-0 victory versus the Scarlet Knights since 2014
• Earns her first career Defensive Player of the Week award
• Last Iowa Defensive Player of the Week: Hannah Clark (Sept. 22, 2014)

Co-Freshman of the Week
Theresa Pujado, Nebraska
MF – Harrisburg, SD – O’Gorman Catholic
• Helped Nebraska to a 1-1 record for the week with a 3-0 win against Maryland and a 1-1 tie versus No. 23 Rutgers
• Scored the game-tying goal against Maryland in the 38th minute, her first career goal
• Earns her first career Freshman of the Week award
• Last Nebraska Freshman of the Week: Aubrei Corder (Oct. 25, 2016)

Co-Freshman of the Week
Izzy Rodriquez, Ohio State
D – Canton, MI – Salem
• Started both of the Buckeyes’ 1-0 wins over the weekend and played an integral part in the Ohio State backline that posted two shutouts and only allowed one shot on frame in each game
• Assisted on the game-winning goal in the 101st minute against Michigan State
• Earns her first career Freshman of the Week award
• Last Ohio State Freshman of the Week: Sammy Edwards (Sept. 9, 2014)

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

Oct. 10
O: Sydney Squires
O: Megan Schafer
D: Claire Graves
F: Theresa Pujado
F: Izzy Rodriquez