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Iowa, Michigan, Penn State and Rutgers Collect Big Ten Weekly Women’s Soccer Honors

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Iowa, Michigan, Penn State and Rutgers Collect Big Ten Weekly Women’s Soccer Honors

Hawkeyes’ Enneking, Wolverines’ Woods, Nittany Lions’ Asman and Schlegel, and Scarlet Knights’ Lynch are latest to earn conference honors

Offensive Player of the Week

Ally Schlegel, Penn State

So. – F – Parker, Colo. – Chaparral – Major: Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship

• Collected three goals, including both game-winning scores, in Penn State’s two conference wins last week over Minnesota and Michigan

• Scored twice in the opening 25 minutes of the Nittany Lions’ March 18 victory over Minnesota

• Put PSU in front to stay against Michigan on Sunday with her 21st-minute goal

• Named an Academic All-Big Ten selection last year

• Earns her second career Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week award

• Last Penn State Offensive Player of the Week: Ally Schlegel (Sept. 10, 2019)

Defensive Player of the Week

Allison Lynch, Rutgers

So. – D – Bridgewater, N.J. – Bridgewater-Raritan Regional – Intended Major: Public Health

• Played every second in Rutgers’ conference wins over Iowa and Minnesota last week

• Had the primary assist on Scarlet Knights’ opening goal in March 18 victory over Iowa

• Helped RU record its third shutout of the season on Sunday against Minnesota

• Secures her first career Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week award

• Last Rutgers Defensive Player of the Week: Gabby Provenzano (March 2, 2021)

Goalkeeper of the Week

Kat Asman, Penn State

So. – Roswell, Ga. – Roswell – Major: Supply Chain and Information Systems

• Went the distance in goal and earned decisions in both of Penn State’s wins last week over Minnesota and Michigan

• Recorded her second shutout of the season on March 18 with four saves in the victory over Minnesota

• Made a career-high seven saves in Sunday’s win over Michigan

• Chosen as an Academic All-Big Ten honoree last season

• Earns her first career Big Ten Goalkeeper of the Week award

• Last Penn State Goalkeeper of the Week: N/A (award first presented in 2018)

Co-Freshman of the Week

Macy Enneking, Iowa

GK – Hilliard, Ohio – Hilliard Bradley – Major: Neuroscience

• Did not allow a goal in 143 minutes of action last weekend, facing six shots on goal in that span

• Earned her first career start and shutout on Sunday at Maryland, making three saves in a 1-0 overtime win

• Came on at halftime of March 18 loss at Rutgers, making three saves while holding Scarlet Knights scoreless

• Collects her first career Freshman of the Week accolade

• Last Iowa Freshman of the Week: Gianna Gourley (Oct. 8, 2019)

Co-Freshman of the Week

Sammi Woods, Michigan

F – Saline, Mich. – Saline – Intended Major: Psychology

• Registered a career-high five points (two goals, one assist) in Michigan’s win at Maryland on March 18

• Had a hand in three of the Wolverines’ four goals, all within a 9:38 span in the second half

• Posted the first multi-goal game and third multi-point outing of her career

• Receives her first career Freshman of the Week plaudit

• Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Danielle Wolfe (Oct. 15, 2019)

2020-21 Big Ten Women’s Soccer Honorees

Feb. 23
O: Amirah Ali, Sr., RU

D: Hallie Pearson, Jr., NU

GK: Hillary Beall, Sr., MICH

F: Sam Kroeger, F, RU

March 2
O: Melanie Forbes, Sr., IND

O: Emma Sears, So., OSU

D: Gabby Provenzano, Sr., RU

GK: Bethany Kopel, Sr., IND

F: Nicole Kevdzija, PUR

March 9
O: Nicole Kevdzija, Fr., PUR

D: Katie Koker, Jr., MINN

GK: Megan Platschko, So., MINN

F: Nicole Kevdzija, PUR

March 16
O: Meredith Haakenson, Jr., MICH

D: Maya Lambert, Grad., PUR

GK: Sami Sample, Sr., ILL

F: Sophia Boman, MINN

March 22
O: Ally Schlegel, So., PSU

D: Allison Lynch, So., RU

GK: Kat Asman, So., PSU

F: Macy Enneking, IOWA

F: Sammi Woods, MICH