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Michigan State and Penn State Earn Weekly Men’s Soccer Honors

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Michigan State and Penn State Earn Weekly Men’s Soccer Honors

Spartans’ Mutatu and Nittany Lions’ Levine named Players of the Week

 

Offensive Player of the Week

Farai Mutatu, Michigan State

F – So. – Haslett, Mich. – Haslett – Business

  • Tallied three points in Michigan State’s Big Ten opener against No. 22 Rutgers last Friday
  • Recorded a goal and an assist against the Scarlet Knights
  • Got off five shots in the Spartans’ first win of the season
  • Earns his first Offensive Player of the Week award
  • Last Michigan State Offensive Player of the Week: Ryan Sierakowski (Sept. 25, 2018)

 

Defensive Player of the Week

Josh Levine, Penn State

GK – Jr. – Rockville Centre, N.Y. – South Side – Economics 

  • Recorded a clean sheet against Michigan in a double-overtime draw last Friday
  • Collected a season-high seven saves in 110 minutes of play, five in the first 20 minutes
  • Earned his first shutout of the season
  • Garners his second career Defensive Player of the Week honor and first of the season
  • Last Penn State Defensive Player of the Week: Brandon Hackenberg (Sept. 24, 2019)

 

2019 Big Ten Men’s Soccer Players of the Week

Sept. 4

O: Jørgen Wisth Lie, Fr., RU

D: Jack Maher, So., IND

 

Sept. 10

O: Joe Ortiz, Jr., OSU

D: Sean Caulfield, Sr., IND

 

Sept. 17

O: Devyn Etling, So., OSU

D: Ben Di Rosa, Jr., MD

 

Sept. 24

O: Nebojsa Popovic, Gr., MICH

D: Brandon Hackenberg, Jr., PSU

 

Oct. 1

O: Farai Mutatu, So., MSU

D: Josh Levine, Jr., PSU