Nebraska, Ohio State, Purdue and Rutgers Earn Weekly Women’s Soccer Awards

by | Oct 3, 2018 | Headlines, RRSN News, Soccer Blogs | 0 comments

Nebraska, Ohio State, Purdue and Rutgers Earn Weekly Women’s Soccer Awards

Huskers’ Aubrei Corder, Buckeyes’ Izzy Rodriguez, Boilermakers’ Hannah Mussallem and Scarlet Knights’ Meagan McClelland are this week’s honorees

 

Offensive Player of the Week

Izzy Rodriguez, Ohio State

D – So. – Canton, Mich. – Salem

• Had a hand in all three Ohio State goals last week with two goals and one assist, helping the Buckeyes to a win over Iowa and a draw with conference leader Nebraska

• Scored the tying goal against the Huskers in the 58th minute on Sunday, curling in a corner kick from the right flag

• Set up OSU’s opening score and added an insurance tally in the victory over Iowa on Sept. 27

• Earns her first career Offensive Player of the Week honor (was named Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 25, 2018)

• Becomes the second Big Ten women’s soccer student to receive Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week awards in the same season and first since 2001, when OSU’s Lisa Grubb did so on Sept. 3 (defensive) and Oct. 29 (offensive)

• Last Ohio State Offensive Player of the Week: Kayla Fischer (Aug. 28, 2018)

 

Defensive Player of the Week

Hannah Mussallem, Purdue

D – Sr. – Palos Heights, Ill. – Amos Alonzo Stagg

• Played every minute of Purdue’s double-overtime conference win over in-state rival Indiana on Sept. 29

• Anchored a Boilermaker backline that held the Hoosiers scoreless for only the second time all season

• A two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection, earning the distinction in 2016-17 and 2017-18

• Garners her first career Defensive Player of the Week honor

• Last Purdue Defensive Player of the Week: Katie Luce (Oct. 3, 2017)

 

Goalkeeper of the Week

Aubrei Corder, Nebraska

GK – Jr. – Barboursville, W.Va. – Homeschooled

• Made a combined 12 saves in two Big Ten outings last week, going the distance in a shutout win at No. 24 Penn State and a draw at Ohio State

• Recorded a career-high nine saves at PSU on Sept. 27 to earn her third solo shutout of the year

• Added three stops in Sunday’s draw at OSU, the lone goal coming in the second half directly from a corner kick

• Recognized as a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and Academic All-Big Ten honoree in 2017-18

• Receives her second career Goalkeeper of the Week accolade (was also Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 25, 2016)

• Last Nebraska Goalkeeper of the Week: Aubrei Corder (Sept. 18, 2018)

 

Freshman of the Week

Meagan McClelland, Rutgers

GK – Kearny, N.J. – Kearny

• Tended goal throughout Rutgers’ two double-overtime conference games last week, making six saves and allowing just one goal in 215 minutes of action

• Posted a shutout at No. 22 Wisconsin on Sept. 28, her fourth clean sheet of the year and first in Big Ten play

• Logged a career-high five saves in Sunday’s win at Minnesota

• Collects her first career Freshman of the Week award

• Last Rutgers Freshman of the Week: Alaysia Lane (Oct. 26, 2017)

 

2018 Big Ten Players of the Week

Aug. 21

O: Sadie Misiewicz, Jr., MSU

D: Kayla Sharples, Sr., NU

GK: Claire Graves, Jr., IOWA

F: Makena Silber, ILL

 

Aug. 28

O: Kayla Fischer, Fr., OSU

D: Sinclaire Miramontez, Jr., NEB

GK: Mackenzie Wood, Fr., NU

F: Mackenzie Wood, NU

F: Kayla Fischer, OSU

 

Sept. 4

O: Annelie Leitner, Sr., IND

D: Michaela Kovacs, Jr., MSU

GK: Reilley Ott, Jr., MSU

F: Emaly Vatne, OSU

 

Sept. 11

O: Brenna Lovera, Sr., NU

D: Julietta Thron, Fr., NU

GK: Rachel Egyed, Sr., MD

F: Marisa Bova, PUR

 

Sept. 18

O: Dani Rhodes, Jr., WIS

D: Claudia Day, Gr., IND

GK: Aubrei Corder, Jr., NEB

F: Kim Dubs, PSU

 

Sept. 25

O: Faith Carter, Sr., NEB

D: Izzy Rodriguez, So., OSU

GK: Devon Kerr, Sr., OSU

F: Mackenzie Wood, NU

 

Oct. 2

O: Izzy Rodriguez, So., OSU

D: Hannah Mussallem, Sr., PUR

GK: Aubrei Corder, Jr., NEB

F: Meagan McClelland, RU

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