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

Penn State's Mallory Peterson was named Freshman of the Week.

Penn State's Mallory Peterson was named Freshman of the Week.

Oct. 22, 2012

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Northwestern, Ohio State and Penn State have earned Big Ten women’s soccer weekly awards, the conference office announced on Monday. Buckeye forward Tiffany Cameron garners Offensive Player of the Week honors, while Wildcat defender Jackie Alyinovich earns Defensive Player of the Week recognition. Nittany Lion midfielder Mallory Peterson takes home Freshman of the Week laurels. 

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

  • Tallied eight points on four goals in the Buckeyes’ victories over No.17 Michigan (3-1) and Michigan State (3-1) last weekend
  • Set Ohio State’s single-season goals record (14) and recorded her eighth game-winning score  
  • The Buckeyes are 12-0-0 when she scores at least one goal this season
  • Last Ohio State Offensive Player of the Week: Lauren Granberg (Oct. 15, 2012)

Defensive Player of the Week
Jackie Alyinovich, Northwestern
D – So. – Burr Ridge, Ill. – Hinsdale South  

  • Guided Northwestern to victories over Illinois (2-1) and Iowa (1-0) last weekend
  • Anchored the Wildcat defense that only allowed one goal through 43 shot attempts in 180 minutes of action
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Northwestern Defensive Player of the Week: Carolyn Edwards (Aug. 30, 2010)

Freshman Player of the Week
Mallory Peterson, Penn State
M – Clinton Corners, N.Y. – Millbrook  

  • Recorded four points on two goals in No. 4 Penn State’s victory over Michigan State (5-1) last weekend
  • Registered her first career multi-goal game against the Spartans
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Mallory Weber (Oct. 8, 2012)

 

 

2012 Big Ten Players of the Week

Aug. 20       O: Lisa Nouanesengsy, Jr., IND
                    D: Holly Hein, Sr., MICH
                    F: Mallory Weber, PSU

Aug. 27       O: Christine Nairn, Sr., PSU
                    D: Kendyl Reed, Sr., OSU
                    F: Michela Paradiso, OSU

Sept. 3       O: Taylor Uhl, So., MINN
                    D: Annie Steinlage, Jr., MSU
                    F: Kim Love, PUR

Sept. 10      O: Tiffany Cameron, Sr., OSU
                    D: Rachel Middleman, Jr., OSU
                    F: Corinne Harris, MICH
                         Rachel Bergman, NU

Sept. 17      O: Nkem Ezurike, Jr., MICH
                    D: Shelina Zadorsky, Jr., MICH
                    F: Raquel Rodriguez, PSU

Sept. 24      O: Maya Hayes, Jr., PSU
                    D: Haley Kopmeyer, Sr., MICH
                    F: Meg Goodson, IOWA
                         Mallory Weber, PSU

Oct. 1         O: Maya Hayes, Jr., PSU
                    D: Sarah Stone, Fr., IND
                         Hannah Clark, Fr., IOWA
                    F: Sarah Stone, IND
                         Hannah Clark, IOWA

Oct. 8         O: Vanessa DiBernardo, Jr., ILL
                       Mayme Conroy, So., NEB
                    D: Haley Kopmeyer, Sr., MICH
                    F: Hannah Clark, IOWA
                         Mallory Weber, PSU

Oct. 15       O: Taylor Uhl, So., MINN
                       Lauren Granberg, Sr., OSU
                    D: Cat Parkhill, Sr., MINN
                    F: Sarah Stone, IND

Oct. 22       O: Tiffany Cameron, Sr., OSU
                    D: Jackie Alyinovich, So., NU
                    F: Mallory Peterson, PSU