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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 10/3/2023, Last updated: 10/4/2023
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Nebraska, Iowa, Ohio State Score Weekly Women’s Soccer Honors

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Offensive Player of the Week 

Eleanor Dale, Nebraska

Sr. – F – Billingham, Eng. – Major: Criminology, Criminal Justice

•    Recorded four goals on the week, as Nebraska went 1-0-1

•    Scored two markers in a 2-2 draw against Rutgers before adding a brace in a 3-2 win at Northwestern

•    Garners her third career Offensive Player of the Week award, each coming this season

•    Last Nebraska Offensive Player of the Week: Eleanor Dale (Sept. 12, 2022) 

Defensive Player of the Week

Samantha Cary, Iowa

Gr. – D – St. Charles, Mo. – Frances Howell North – Major: Sports Media

•    Anchored a defensive effort that recorded a pair of shutouts, surrendering just three shots on goal 

•    Added an assist in the Hawkeyes’ 4-0 win at Purdue 

•    Earns her third Defensive Player of the Week award of the season 

•    Last Iowa Defensive Player of the Week: Samantha Cary (Sept. 12, 2023)  

Goalkeeper of the Week

Macy Enneking, Iowa

Sr. – GK – Hilliard, Ohio – Hilliard Bradley – Major: Health Studies

•    Posted four saves as Iowa claimed a pair of clean sheets

•    Recorded three of her saves in a tight 1-0 victory over Rutgers

•    Earns first Goalkeeper of the Week honor 

•    Last Iowa Goalkeeper of the Week: Claire Graves (Sept. 10, 2019) 

Freshman of the Week

Amanda Schluete, Ohio State

F/M – Union, Ky. – St. Henry 

•    Scored a goal and assisted on the game-winner, as the Buckeyes topped Illinois 2-1

•    Earns her first Freshman of the Week honor

•    Last Ohio State Freshman of the Week: Kailyn Dudukovich (Sept. 28, 2021) 


2023 Big Ten Women’s Soccer Players of the Week 

Aug. 22

O: Megan Nemec, Minnesota

D: Cori Dyke, Penn State

Co-GK: Katheine Asman, Penn State

Co-GK: Erin McKinney, Wisconsin

F: Ella Ottey, Wisconsin

Aug. 29

O: Josie Aulicino, Northwestern

D: Lauren Costello, Indiana

GK: Erin McKinney, Wisconsin

F: Piper Coffield, Indiana

Sept. 5

O: Eleanor Dale, Nebraska

D: Samantha Cary, Iowa

GK: Megan Plaschko, Minnesota

F: Kennedy Bell, Maryland

Sept. 12

O: Eleanor Dale, Nebraska

D: Samantha Cary, Iowa

GK: Stephanie Sparkowski, Michigan

F: Olivia Bodmer, Rutgers

Sept. 19

O: Paige Webber, Indiana

Co-D: Caterina Regazzoni, Northwestern

Co-D: Kate Wiesner, Penn State

GK: Stephanie Sparkowski, Michigan

F: Bella Najera, Michigan State 

Sept. 26

O: Emerson Sargeant, Michigan State

D: Hope Paredes, Indiana

GK: Jamie Gerstenberg, Indiana

F: Bella Najera, Michigan State

Oct. 3

O: Eleanor Dale, Nebraska

D: Samantha Cary, Iowa

GK: Macy Enneking, Iowa

F: Amanda Schlueter, Ohio State