Iowa and Minnesota Earn Weekly Women's Soccer Awards




Oct. 31, 2011

Offensive Player and Freshman of the Week

Taylor Uhl, Minnesota
F – Fr. – Eden Prairie, Minn. – Eden Prairie

  • Notched seven points on three goals and one assist over the weekend in 6-3 win over Nebraska
  • Recorded her second hat trick of the season and the 12th in Golden Gopher history
  • Is tied for eighth in goals scored in a single season at Minnesota
  • Earns her first Offensive Player of the Week award and third Freshman of the Week award of her career
  • Last Minnesota Offensive Player of the Week: Molly Rouse (Sept. 6, 2010)
  • Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Becca Roberts (Oct. 10, 2011)

Defensive Player of the Week

Morgan Showalter, Iowa
D – Sr. – Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Xavier

  • Led Iowa’s defensive effort in 2-0 shutout win against Wisconsin, clinching a spot in the Big Ten Tournament
  • Part of a defense that limited the Badgers to three shots on goal
  • Converted the Hawkeyes’ second goal of the game on a penalty kick in the closing minutes
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Iowa Defensive Player of the Week: Stephanie Swanson (Nov. 5, 2007)

 

2011 Big Ten Players of the Week

Aug. 22
O: Vanessa DiBernardo, So., ILL
D: Emily Moran, Sr., IOWA
F: Taylor Uhl, MINN

Aug. 29
O: Maya Hayes, So., PSU
D: Jill Flietstra, Sr., MSU
F: Cara Walls, WIS

Sept. 5
O: Morgan Marlborough, Jr., NEB
O: Maya Hayes, So., PSU
D: Jill Flietstra, Sr., MSU
F: Cloe Lacasse, IOWA

Sept. 12
O: Olivia Stander, Jr., MSU
D: Courtney Clem, So., MSU
F: Cloe Lacasse, IOWA


 

 

Sept. 19
O: Laura Heyboer, Sr., MSU
O: Morgan Marlborough, Jr., NEB
D: Haley Kopmeyer, Jr., MICH
F: Alex Hairston, PUR

Sept. 26
O: Ali Schaefer, Sr., PSU
D: Katie Baumgardner, Sr., OSU
F: Cara Walls, WIS

Oct. 3
O: Vanessa DiBernardo, So., ILL
O: Nkem Ezurike, So., MICH
D: Haley Kopmeyer, Jr., MICH
F: Kori Chapic, PSU

Oct. 10
O: Maya Hayes, So., PSU
D: Jenna Carosia, Sr., ILL
D: Michele Dalton, Sr., WIS
F: Becca Roberts, MINN
F: Cara Walls, WIS

Oct. 17
O: Taylor Schram, So., PSU
D: Steph Panozzo, Jr., ILL
F: Emily Hurd, PSU
F: Chinyelu Asher, PUR

Oct. 24
O: Maya Hayes, So., PSU
D: Steph Panozzo, Jr., ILL
D: Michele Dalton, Sr., WIS
F: Taylor Uhl, MINN

Oct. 31
O: Taylor Uhl, Fr., MINN
D: Morgan Showalter, Sr., IOWA
F: Taylor Uhl, MINN

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