October 1, 2012
BIG TEN HONOR
Soffner Defensive Player of the Week again
PARK RIDGE, Ill.. — For the second-straight week and the third time this season, Indiana senior goalkeeper Luis Soffner is the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week.
Soffner posted his Big Ten-best sixth shutout of the year on Saturday as the Hoosiers posted a 1-0 double overtime victory at Penn State to remain perfect in conference play at 2-0. Soffner had three saves in the match for his seventh victory of the season.
The senior from St. Louis has played all 935:02 minutes in goal for IU this season, allowing just five scores for a 0.48 goals-against average and owns a save percentage of 89.6.
Soffner also earned Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honors on Sept. 24 and Sept. 3.
Ohio State’s Austin McAnena was named Offensive Player of the Week after he netted three goals on three shots for his first career hat trick in Ohio State’s victory over Butler and then notched an assist in the Buckeye’s double overtime contest against Michigan, tallying seven points for the weekend