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Northwestern, Ohio State and Rutgers Claim Weekly Men’s Soccer Honors

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Northwestern, Ohio State and Rutgers Claim Weekly Men’s Soccer Honors
Wildcats’ Miskovic, Buckeyes’ Ortiz and Scarlet Knights’ Temple named Players of the Week

Co-Offensive Players of the Week
Joe Ortiz, Ohio State
M – Sr. – Albuquerque, N.M. – Cibola

  • Netted the game-winning goal as Ohio State earned a 1-0 victory at Maryland
  • Scored in the 72nd minute from near the penalty spot after taking a cross from the right side from freshman midfielder Laurence Wootton
  • The win was the second in program history for the Buckeyes over the Terps and the first on the road
  • Earns his second career Offensive Player of the Week award and first of the season
  • Last Ohio State Offensive Player of the Week: Devyn Etling (Sept. 10, 2019)

Jackson Temple, Rutgers
M – So. – Millville, Pa. – Millville

  • Scored the game-winner and only goal of the game in the 50th minute of a 1-0 victory at Wisconsin on Saturday
  • Has recorded two points in all three matches for Rutgers this season
  • Ranks third in the Big Ten in goals (2), assists (2) and points (6) this season
  • Garners his first career Offensive Player of the Week award
  • Last Rutgers Offensive Player of the Week: Jørgen Wisth Lie (Sept. 4, 2019)

Defensive Player of the Week
Miha Miskovic, Northwestern
GK – Sr. – Zemun, Serbia – Ridgewood

  • Made five saves in a 1-0 shutout victory at No. 7 Indiana
  • Handed the Hoosiers their second loss in the last 40 games
  • Snapped a 10-year winless streak for Northwestern against Indiana
  • Earns his third career Defensive Player of the Week award and first of the season
  • Last Northwestern Defensive Player of the Week: Miha Miskovic (Sept. 11, 2018)

 

2020-21 Big Ten Men’s Soccer Players of the Week
Feb. 24
O: Peter Mangione, Fr., PSU
D: Oren Asher, So., RU

March 2
O: Joe Ortiz, Sr., OSU
O: Jackson Temple, So., RU
D: Miha Miskovic, Sr., NU