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’ Sierakowski and Nittany Lions’ Gallagher named Players of the Week

 

Offensive Player of the Week

Ryan Sierakowski, Michigan State

F – Sr. – McHenry, Ill. – McHenry West

  • Scored both goals for the Spartans in a 2-1 win versus Rutgers on Friday, tallying the game-winning goal in the 80th minute
  • Recorded a season-high eight shots to overcome the Scarlet Knights
  • Collects his first Offensive Player of the Week award
  • Last Michigan State Offensive Player of the Week: DeJuan Jones (Sept. 11, 2018)

 

Defensive Player of the Week

Ryan Gallagher, Penn State

D – Sr. – Pine Bush, N.Y. – Don Bosco Prep

  • Played all 110 minutes in the Nittany Lions’ 1-1 double overtime draw against No. 21/14 Michigan on Friday
  • Held Michigan to only one goal despite the Wolverines’ 15 shots and five shots on goal
  • Received All-Big Ten Academic honors the past three years
  • Earns his first career Defensive Player of the Week honor
  • Last Penn State Defensive Player of the Week: Evan Finney (Oct. 18, 2017)

 

2018 Big Ten Men’s Soccer Players of the Week

Aug. 28

O: A.J. Palazzolo, So., IND

D: Jimmy Hague, Sr., MSU

D: Miha Miskovic, So., NU

 

Sept. 4

O: Andrew Gutman, Sr., IND

D: Trey Muse, So., IND

 

Sept. 11

O: DeJuan Jones, Sr., MSU

D: Miha Miskovic, So., NU

 

Sept. 17

O: William James Herve, Fr., MD

D: Jackson Regan, So., MICH

 

Sept. 25

O: Ryan Sierakowski, Sr., MSU

D: Ryan Gallagher, Sr., PSU

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