Oct. 27, 2008
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Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week
Clare Grimwood, Minnesota
Sr., M, Eagan, Minn. / Eagan
Grimwood takes home the first Offensive Player of the Week award in program history after she compiled a five-point weekend. She guided the Golden Gopher squad that recorded two conference victories over Wisconsin (2-1) and Northwestern (2-0). The senior midfielder netted a score and dished out an assist in Friday's win against the Badgers and scored the game's final tally versus the Wildcats.
Last Minnesota Player of the Week (defensive): Kystle Kallman (10/13/08)
Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week
Jessie Davis, Penn State
Sr., D, Fairfax, Va. / W.T. Woodson
Davis piloted the Penn State defense to a pair of conference wins over the weekend, securing the team at least a share of its 11th straight Big Ten Championship. The Nittany Lions won both matchups against Purdue and Illinois by a shutout score of 2-0. Davis played every minute in both contests as Penn State now ranks second in shutouts in the Big Ten. The Fairfax, Va., native picks up her first career weekly award.
Last Penn State Defensive Player of the Week: Alyssa Naeher (10/21/08)