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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 10/17/2023, Last updated: 10/18/2023
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Northwestern, Indiana, Penn State, Michigan State Score Weekly Women's Soccer Honors

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Offensive Player of the Week 

Ella Hase, Northwestern

Sr. – F – Orland Park, Ill. – Carl Sandberg – Major: Journalism, International Studies

•    Recorded three goals on the week, as Northwestern went 1-0-1

•    Netted a goal in a 2-1 win over Iowa, then added a brace in a 2-2 draw against No. 4 Penn State

•    Garners her first career Offensive Player of the Week award

•    Last Northwestern Offensive Player of the Week: Josie Aulicino (Aug. 29, 2023) 

Defensive Player of the Week

Piper Coffield, Indiana

Fr. – D – Mars, Penn. – Mars – Major: Finance

•    Part of a defensive effort that conceded one goal and earned a scoreless draw in two matches last week

•    Scored the game-winning goal in a 2-1 win over No. 20 Michigan

•    Earns her first Defensive Player of the Week award 

•    Last Indiana Defensive Player of the Week: Hope Paredes (Sept. 26, 2023)  

Goalkeeper of the Week

Katherine Asman, Penn State

Gr. – GK – Roswell, Ga. – Roswell – Major: Master’s in Business Administration

•    Posted 15 saves, as No. 4 Penn State scored a pair of draws

•    Notched four saves in a clean sheet against Purdue then matched a career-high with 11 saves in a 2-2 draw at Northwestern 

•    Earns her third Goalkeeper of the Week honor this season and eighth of her career

•    Last Penn State Goalkeeper of the Week: Katherine Asman (Oct. 10, 2023) 

Freshman of the Week

Bella Najera, Michigan State

F/M – St. Cahrles, Ill. – St. Charles North – Major: Business

•    Totaled three points, as the No. 20 Spartans went 1-0-1 on the week

•    Recorded an assist in a 1-1 draw at No. 25 Indiana and scored goal in a 2-0 at Rutgers

•    Earns her second Freshman of the Week honor

•    Last Michigan State Freshman of the Week: Bella Najera (Oct. 10, 2023) 


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

Oct. 10

O: Eleanor Dale, Nebraska

D: Regan Dalton, Michigan State

GK: Katherine Asman, Penn State 

F: Piper Coffield, Indiana

Oct. 17

O: Ella Hase, Northwestern

D: Piper Coffield, Indiana

GK: Katherine Asman, Penn State

F: Bella Najera, Michigan State