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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 9/19/2023, Last updated: 9/27/2023
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Penn State, Michigan State Share Weekly Men’s Soccer Awards

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Offensive Player of the Week 

Liam Butts, Penn State

5th Yr. – F – Lawrenceville, Ga. – Grayson – Major: Sociology

•    Scored three goals on three shots as Penn State scored a 3-0 victory at Ohio State

•    All three markers were unassisted, including two coming on rebounds  

•    Garners his third Offensive Player of the Week award

•    Last Penn State Offensive Player of the Week: Alex Stevenson (Sept. 5, 2023) 

Defensive Player of the Week

Zac Kelly, Michigan State

R-So. – GK – Holt, Mich. – Holt – Major: Crop and Soil Sciences

•    Totaled nine saves as the Spartans went 1-0-1 on the week, including four saves in Michigan State’s 1-0 victory at No. 10 Notre Dame

•    Recorded five saves in a 1-1 draw at Rutgers in their Big Ten opener

•    Earns his second consecutive Defensive Player of the Week award 

•    Last Michigan State Defensive Player of the Week: Zac Kelly (Sept. 12, 2023)  


2023 Big Ten Men’s Soccer Players of the Week 

Aug. 29

O: Maxwell Keenan, Wisconsin

D: Kris Shakes, Penn State

Sept. 5

O: Alex Stevenson, Penn State

D: Kris Shakes, Penn State

Sept. 12

O: Justin Weiss, Northwestern

D: Zac Kelly, Michigan State

Sept. 19

O: Liam Butts, Penn State

D: Zac Kelly, Michigan State