Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio State and Penn State Collect Women's Soccer Weekly Accolades

Nkem Ezurike

Nkem Ezurike

Oct. 21, 2013

Co-Offensive Players of the Week
Nkem Ezurike, Michigan
Maya Hayes, Penn State

Nkem Ezurike, Michigan
F - Sr. - Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia - Sackville  

  • Scored one goal in No. 12 Michigan's 1-0 victory over Indiana (Oct. 18), and collected two goals in the Wolverines' 3-1 defeat of Purdue (Oct. 20)
  • Became Michigan's all-time scoring leader, reaching 45 career goals
  • Helped secure the Wolverines' fifth-straight Big Ten victory
  • Earned her third Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor
  • Last Michigan Offensive Player of the Week: Nkem Ezurike (Sept. 17, 2012)

Maya Hayes, Penn State
F - Sr. - West Orange, N.J. - Newark Academy 

  • Scored two goals, including the game-winner, in No. 17 Penn State's 4-2 win over Ohio State (Oct. 17), and collected one goal in the Nittany Lions' 5-0 victory over Illinois (Oct. 20)
  • Scored her 16th goal of the season, pushing her conference-leading point total to 37
  • Earned her eighth Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honor
  • Last Penn State Offensive Player of the Week: Raquel Rodriguez (Sept. 30, 2013)

Defensive Player of the Week
Emma Stevens, Nebraska
GK - Sr. - Corona, Calif. - Santiago  

  • Made six saves in No. 22 Nebraska's 2-1 double-overtime win over Wisconsin in Madison, Wis. (Oct. 18), and collected six saves in the Cornhuskers' 1-0 shutout of Minnesota in Minneapolis (Oct. 20)
  • Recorded her eighth-career shutout and third of the year
  • Became the Cornhuskers' all-time saves leader, extending her career total to 245 saves
  • Helped preserve Nebraska's unbeaten conference road record
  • Earned her first Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honor
  • Last Nebraska Defensive Player of the Week: N/A

 

 

Freshman of the Week
Nichelle Prince, Ohio State
F - Fr. - Ajax, Ontario - Pickering  

  • Recorded a hat trick in Ohio State's 6-1 win over Northwestern (Oct. 20), and scored one goal in the Buckeyes' 4-2 loss to No. 17 Penn State (Oct. 17)
  • Recorded her second hat trick of the season
  • Leads Ohio State with 11 goals and six assists this season
  • Earned her third-career Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Ohio State Freshman of the Week: Nichelle Prince (Oct. 14, 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, NEB

Sept. 30
O: Raquel Rodriguez, So., PSU
D: Genevieve Richard, Jr., WIS
F: Kylie Schwarz, WIS

Oct. 7
O/F: Maddy Williams, Fr., PUR
D/F: Tarah Hobbs, Fr., MINN

Oct. 14
O: Jordan Jackson, Sr., NEB
D/F: Taylor Bucklin, Fr., MICH
F: Nichelle Prince, Fr., OSU

Oct. 21
O: Nkem Ezurike, Sr., MICH
O: Maya Hayes, Sr., PSU
D: Emma Stevens, Sr., NEB
F: Nichelle Prince, Fr., OSU

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