College Soccer News National Team Of The Week - Week Ending November 15, 2015

Brandon Allen - Senior - Forward - Georgetown Allen once again earns a spot on the College Soccer News National Team of the Week. He drove a shot into the upper left portion of the goal to give the Hoyas to edge they needed to top Xavier 1-0 in the semifinals of the Big East Conference Tournament. He also was at the right place at the right time to score at close range after receiving a pass from defender Kegan Rosenberry in Georgetown's 2-1 win in overtime against Creighton in the championship contest. Alex Muyl netted the game-winner for the Hoyas in overtime. Georgetown improves to 15-2-2 overall.   
Max Hasenstab - Junior - Forward - Winthrop Hasenstab produced a hat trick to lead Winthrop past Campbell 4-0 in the semifinals of the Big South Conference Tournament. He also was at the center of Winthrop's offense and converted the deciding penalty kick to help the Eagles prevail 3-2 in a penalty kick shootout over a very determined High Point University team in a contest that was scoreless at the end of regulation and ovetime. Rich Posipanko's Eagles secure their fifth Big South Tournament Title and earn a spot in the NCAA Tournament field for the sixth time. 
Ben Polk - Junior - Forward - Syracuse Polk scored out of a free kick from the top of the box with an assist from Louis Cross and placed a shot into the back of the net from eight yards out after receiving a cross from Noah Rhynhart to lead Syracuse past Clemson 2-0 in the semifinals of the ACC Tournament. Cross also netted the Orange's lone goal in their 1-0 win over Notre Dame in the championship contest. Syracuse secures two impressive on the road wins to improve to 13-5-3 overall. 
Elliott Otmani - Sophomore - Forward - Rider Otmani scored twice to lead the Broncs in a 3-2 win over Siena College in the semifinals of the MACC Tournament. He also contributed a goal in Rider's 3-2 win over Monmouth to win the MAAC Tournament Championship. For his effort he was named the Tournament MVP. The Broncs improve to 14-5-1 overall and earn the conference's automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament. 
Helge Pietschmann - Senior - Forward - North Florida Pietschmann scored three goals in a six minute span to power the Ospreys past USC Upstate in the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship game. He also converted the game-winning goal in ovetime in their 2-1 win in the semifinals when he alertly converted a rebound of his own missed penatly kick. Pietschmann was named the MVP of the Tournament. The Ospreys dance their way into the NCAA Tourney for the first time in the history of the program. 
Brian Wright - Junior - Forward - Vermont Wright has been a force on the offensive side of the ball for the Catamounts since arriving on campus as a freshman. He scored in Vermont' 2-1 overtime win against UMBC in the semifinals of the America East Tournament. He also scored the lone goal of the contest after receiving a through ball from sophomore forward Jaime Miralles to give the Catamounts all the scoring they would need to top Binghamton 1-0 to win the America East Championship before a record setting crowd of 1,913 fans at Virtue Field. 
Joseph Holland - Junior - Midfielder - Hofstra Holland scored and contributed an assist in the Pride's 2-0 win over James Madison in the CAA Tourney semifinal match. He also scored a picture perfect goal out of a free kick from eighteen yards out with seconds remaining in the first half of play to add the insurance goal in Hofstra's 2-0 win over Delaware in the tournament final. Holland was named the Tournament's Most Outstading Player. The Pride gets back on track to improve to 13-7-0. 
Daniel Gonzalez - Senior - Midfielder - FIU Gonzalez and his FIU teammates had a productive week of play. Gonzalez contributed a goal and an assist in FIU's 4-2 quarterfinal win over ODU in the CUSA Tournament. He also controlled the rebound of his own missed penalty kick and sent it back into the net to score the lone goal in the Panther's 1-0 win over Kentucky in the tourney semifinals. Gonzalez also contributed the helper on teammate Patrick Lopez's game-winning header in FIU's 1-0 victory over Marshall in the championship game. The Panthers have momentum and improve to 12-6-1.  
Matt Dudley - Senior - Midfielder - Oakland Dudley contributed the assist out of a corner kick on teammate Matt Rickard's game-winning goal in overtime in Oakland's 1-0 win the the semifinals of the Horizon League Tournament. The Golden Grizzlie captain also sent a beautiful bending ball into the lower left corner of the goal out of a free kick from twenty-five yards out to give Oakland the edge they needed to defeat a very competitive Wright State team 1-0 in the championship game. Oakland improves to 10-8-1and secures their second consecutive Horizon League title. 
Jamie Luchini - Senior - Midfielder - Lehigh Luchni scored twice to help power number four seeded Lehigh to a 2-1 win over American University in the championship contest of the Patriot League Tournament. He also converted a header after receiving a well played and timed cross from sophomore forward Doyle Tuvesson in Lehigh's 2-0 win over number one seed Colgate in the tournament semifinals. Dean Koski's Mountain Hawks improve to 13-5-3 overall and punch their ticket to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2006.  
Bradley Bourgeois - Senior - Defender - Tulsa Bradley is a four year starter who has been a key ingredient in Tulsa's backline since arriving on camput from Cypress, Texas. He converted a header in Tulsa's 2-2 tie with SMU in the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference Tournament in which Tulsa advanced by prevailing in a penalty kick shootout. He has was solid on the defensive side of the ball in Tulsa's 1-1 tie with Connecticut in the championship contest which was ultimately determined in the Golden Hurricane's favor when they prevailed once again in a penalty kick shootout. Tulsa is now 7-6-6 overall.  
Cody Niedermeier - RS Junior - Goalkeeper - Maryland A lot of goalkeepers came up big in their conferenc tournaments but none any more so than Niedermeier who saved the final four penalty kick attempts by the Hoosiers as Maryland advanced past Indiana 3-2 in a penalty kick shootout in the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament after the contests was tied 1-1. He also anchored a solid Terps defense that shutout Ohio State 2-0 in the championship game. Maryland has now won four consecutive conference tournaments and will enter the NCAA Tournament with a 10-5-5 overall record. 

 

College Soccer News National Team Of The Week - Week Ending November 8, 2015

Kyle Parker - Senior - Forward - Charlotte Parker has now found the back of the net twelve times this year including a school-record eight consecutive contests. He converted a header in the second half of play off an assist from Callum Montgomery to jump start the 49er attack in a 3-1 win over UNCW. He also scored what proved to be the game-winning goal with a double assist from Brandt Bronico and Harrison Steadman in Charlotte's 3-0 on the road win in CUSA play over UAB. Charlotte is now 10-5-2 overall with a 6-1-1 mark in conference play.   
David Olsen - Sophomore - Forward - Seattle Olsen continues to light up the back of the net on a regular basis for the Redhawks and earns another spot on the College Soccer News National Team of the Week. He had a two goal evening to lead Seattle to a 2-0 win over a good Utah Valley play in a WAC contest. His first goal came in the final minute of the first half when he decisively placed a header into the right corner of the goal. His second goal was a deft one-timer from inside the box that he slotted just inside the right post. Junior defender Sam Langston contributed the helper on both goals. Seattle improves to 16-3-0 with a 9-1-0 mark in WAC action. 
Eryk Williamson - Freshman - Forward - Maryland  Wiliamson was part of what looked to be a supercharged Maryland attack when he found the backof the net twice to lead the Terps to a 3-1 win over Big Ten opponent Rutgers in their final regular season contest of the year. He also converted a header in Maryland's 5-2 win over Michigan in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament. The Terps improved to 9-5-4 overall and move forward to face Indiana in Bloomington on Friday in what looks to be an exciting semi-final match in the Big Ten Tournament. 
David Goldsmith - Junior - Forward - Butler  Goldsmith utilized his left foot to drive a ball into the back of the net in Butler's 3-0 win over Xavier in their final 2015 regular season contest. He also netted both of Butler's goals in their 2-2 tie with Providence in the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament. Goldsmith has scored a total of eleven goals this year. Providence advanced past Butler by virtue of a penalty kick shootout and will face Georgetown in the Big East Tournament semifinals. Paul Snape's Butler squad is now 10-4-4 overall. 
Guillermo Delgado - Junior - Midfielder - Delaware Delgado and his Blue Hen teammates are undefeated in their last seven contests and appear to be gaining momemtum. Delgado scored from eight yards out off a double assist from Nick DiRienzo and Thomas de Villardi and added the insurance goal form twelve yards out with an assist from Daniel Laguna to help Delaware defeat UNCW 3-1 in the CAA Tournament. They now advance to face Elon on Friday in a semi-final match. The Blue Hens improve to 10-6-3. 
Jackson Yueill - Freshman - Midfielder - UCLA  The highly regarded Bruin newcomer controlled a loose ball at the edge of the box and skillfully created the space and angle he needed to send a shot into the far side post netting in UCLA's 4-1 win over Oregon State. Yueill also scored twice to help the Bruins secure a solid 2-1 victory over Washington to improve to 10-7-1 overall with a 5-3-1 record in Pac-12 play. 
Leon Schwarzer - Sophomore - Midfielder - USC Upstate Schwarzer played a key role for the Spartans in two big Atlantic Sun Conference tournament wins to send USC Upstate to the championship match on Saturday against North Florida. He scored twice including the game-winning goal in overtime in USC Upstate's 3-2 first round win over Jacksonville. He also assited on Gordon Wilds goal and contributed a goal to send the contest into overtime in the Spartan's 4-3 upset win over FGCU. Teammate Michelangelo Dovidio produced the golden goal for the Spartans in that win. USC Upstate improves to 7-6-1 overall.  
Garrett Heine - Junior - Midfielder - George Washington  Heine has been a difference maker and impact player on the offensive side of the ball for the Colonials all season. He netted his team best ninth goal in the 101st minute of play when he converted a penalty kick after being fouled in the box to give GW the edge they needed to top Saint Louis on the road in an Atlantic 10 Conference contest. George Washington improves to 10-7-0 overall with a 6-2-0 mark in conference play to claim their first A-10 regular season title since the 2011 campaign.   
Kyle Culbertson - Senior - Midfielder - Ohio State  Culbertson scored twice to lead the Buckeyes past Michigan 3-1 at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium to claim the Big Ten Regular Season title before a crowd of 3,448 fans. He also netted the Buckeyes's lone goal in overtime with an assist from Austin Bergstrom to propel Ohio State past Penn State in a Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal match.  The Buckeyes look to have momentum as they improve to 12-5-2 overall record and will host Rutgers in a Big Ten Tournament semifinal match on Friday. 
Brandon Aubrey - Junior - Defender - Notre Dame The Irish defender from Plano, Texas decisively drove a header into the back of the net out of a corner kick served in by Patrick Hodan during the 87th minute of play to give Notre Dame the edge they needed to top Virginia 1-0 in quarterfinal action in the ACC Tournament. The goal was Aubrey's third of the year. The Irish improve to 10-3-5 overall and advance to face highly regarded Wake Forest on Wednesday night at Spry Stadium in Winston-Salem in what should be a dandy college soccer contest. 
Nick Wysong - Senior - Defender - Western Michigan Wysong has been an impact player and key contributor on both sides of the ball for the Broncos who topped non-conference foe Bradley 1-0 and MAC opponent Buffalo 1-0 this week to improve to 11-3-4 with a 3-1-1 mark in conference play. Wysong sent a shot just inside the right post out of a free kick in the win over Bradley and was part of a tenacious Western Michigan defense that has posted twelve shutouts so far this year. Senior Sean Conerty netted the game-winner for the Broncos in the win over Buffalo. RS sophomore Drew Shepherd notched the shutout in goal against Bradley and senior netminder Chase Rau secured the clean sheet in the contest with Buffalo.  
Wade Hamilton - Senior - Goalkeeper - Cal Poly   The senior netminder from Murrieta, California continues to come up big in goal for the Mustangs. This week he recorded his eighth clean sheet of the season to date and his eighteenth career shutout with a seven save effort to help Cal Poly top UC Irvine 1-0. Junior forward Justin Dhillon netted the lone goal for the Mustangs who secured their first ever win in Big West Conference Tournament play to advance to face Cal State Fullerton in a semifinal match on Wednesday. Hamilton's play between the pipes is one of the key reasons behind Cal Poly's effectiveness this year. The Mustangs are now 11-3-5 overall with a 5-1-4 mark in Big West play.  

 

College Soccer News National Team Of The Week - Week Ending November 1, 2015

Jordan Morris - Junior - Forward - Stanford Morris continues to make big plays for the Cardinal. This week he assisted on teammate Tomas Hilliard's goal and added a goal of his own to help Stanford top San Diego State University 3-1. He also netted the insurance goal from twelve yards out in Stanford's 2-0 on the road win over Oregon State. Stanford is unbeaten in their last fifteen contests to improve to 13-1-2 overall with a 6-0-2 mark in Pac-12 play. Their remaining regular season dance card includes games with Washington and California. 
Brandon Allen - Senior - Forward - Georgetown  Big time players make big time plays which is exactly what Allen did last week to play a key role in Georgetown's 3-2 win over Seton Hall and 2-1 victory over Villanova in Big East action. In the win over Seton Hall he converted a penalty kick and scored the game-winning goal in overtime after displaying a nice touch on the ball to create the space needed to score. In the win over Villanova he scored the game-winner off a picture perfect give and go with Arun Basuljevic. Georgetown improves to 12-2-2 with a perfect 8-0-0 mark in conference play. The Hoyas have a big Big East contest coming up on Thursday when they host Creighton.  
Christian Thierjung - Junior - Forward - California  

Few players in the country have recently made more of an impact than Thierjung who continues to come through in the clutch for the Golden Bears. This week he scored the game-winning goal after displaying a lot of hustle and skill out of a counter attack in the eighty-eighth minute of play to power the Golden Bears past Washington on the road. He also scored from ten yards out to help California top Oregon State 2-1. The Golden Bears have won four consecutive Pac-12 contests to improve to 9-5-2 overall with a 4-3-2 mark in Pac-12 play.  

Vince Erdei - Sophomore - Forward - Stony Brook Erdei had a big week of play. He drove a header into the back of the net after receiving a cross from Serge Gamwanya and deposited a chip shot into the back of the net after receiving a through ball from Devin Flanagan to power the Seawolves past Hofstra 3-0. He also scored the game-winning goal in overtime in Stony Brook's 2-1 America East victory over Binghamton.  The Seawolves improve to 7-6-3 with a 3-2-1 mark in America East play. 
Afonso Pinheiro - Sophomore - Forward - Albany Pinheiro, who is from Sao Paulo, Brazil, became the new UAlbany Division I program leader in single season goals scored with ten when he scored twice and also contributed an assist to lead the Great Danes past Vermont 3-0. Albany has now won its last four America East Conference contests to improve to 9-7-1 overall with a 4-2-0 mark in conference play.  
Felix DeBona - Junior - Forward - Boston Univesity DeBona converted a penalty kick and sent a bullet into the back side of the frame from fifteen yards out to lead the Terriers to a 2-1 victory over Holy Cross. He also drove a header into the back of the net from inside the box with a double assist from teammates T.J. Butzke and Danny Foen in Boston Universities' 1-1 tie with Army. DeBona leads Boston University in scoring with a total of eight goals to date. The Terriers are now 11-4-2 overall with a 5-1-2 record in Patriot League play.  
David Olsen - Sophomore - Forward - Seattle Olsen continues to add punch to Seattle's attack and earns another spot on the College Soccer News National Team of the week. This week he contributed a hat trick to power the Redhawk attack to a 4-2 win over Incarnate Word. Olsen has netted a total of eleven goals to date. The Redhawks improve to 15-3-0 and have clinced the Western Athletic Conference regular season title with an 8-1-0 mark in conference play. Seattle will travel to face Utah Valley next Saturday to close out regular season play. 
Matt Vasquenza - Sophomore - Forward - Xavier   Matt Vasquenza came through once again in the clutch for the Muskeeters when he alertly took control of a deflection in the box and caused the back of the net to ripple with just over a minute remaining in regulation to give Xavier a big 2-1 win in Omaha over the Creighton Bluejays.  It was the second straight game-winning goal for  It was the second straight game-winning goal for Vasquenza. Josh Grant also scored for Xavier in that contest when he converted a header after receiving a cross form Majed Osman. The Musketeers also topped Seton Hall to improve to 11-4-1 overall with a 5-2-1 mark in Big East play. 
Noah Hutchins - Sophomore - Midfielder - Kentucky Hutchins came up huge for the Wildcats when he drove a shot from outside the box into the upper left corner of the goal with just under five minutes to play in the second overtime period to give Kentucky a 2-1 win over Charlotte on the road. The win clinced at least a share of the Conference USA regular season championship for Kentucky. The Wildcats are now 10-3-2 with a 6-0-1 record in conference play. Kentucky closes out regular season play when they host Detroit on Tuesay in a non-conferece match and FIU on Saturday in a CUSA contest.   
Jack Harrison - Sophomore - Midfielder - Wake Forest  The Demon Deacon linkman who hails from Bolton, England had a productive week of play scoring twice and contributing an assist in just twenty minutes of play to lead Wake Forest to a 4-0 non-conference win over Davidson. He also made a nice run and finished by skillfully and patiently placing a shot just inside the right post in Wake Forest's 4-2 on the road win over Louisville in ACC play. The Demon Deacons complete regular season play with a stellar 14-1-2 overall record and a 6-0-2 record in conference play. 
Danny Deakin - Junior - Midfielder - South Carolina  Deakin's play on both sides of the ball helped the Gamecocks get back in the win column with solid Conference USA victories over FIU 2-0 and Old Dominion 3-1. Deakin contributed a goal in both contests. He has scored ten goals to date and contributed two assists. South Carolina improves to 9-6-1 overall with a 6-2-0 mark in conference play. The Gamecocks close out regular season play with the opportunity to pick up another high profile win when they host non-conference foe Coastal Carolina Saturday night.  
Jordi Lluch - Senior - Defender - Winthrop  The Eagle center back had a very productive week. He scored and contriubuted an assist in Winthrop's 3-2 loss to highly regarded Coastal Carolina in which the Eagles sustained their first Big South loss of the season. He also scored twice to help Winthrop top Campbell 4-1 to win their last 2015 regular season home contest at Eagle Field. The game was the last regular season home game for veteran Winthrop head coach Rich Posipanko who has has a stellar career at the helm of the program. Winthrop is now 8-6-1 overall with a 6-1-1 record to date in Big South action. 
Nathan Ingham - RS Senior - Goalkeeper - FGCU Ingham consistently makes the big saves that he needs to make in order to give the Eagles the opportunity to prevail. This week he had four saves in FGCU's 4-0 shutout win over USC Upstate in an Atlantic Sun Conference match. He also had three saves between the pipes to anchor a stout FGCU defensive effort in a solid 1-0 non-conference win over UNCW. Ingham has seven clean sheets so far this year with a total of twenty-six career shutouts. A very good FGCU team improves to 7-3-3 with a 4-0-1 mark in Atlantic Sun Conference play.  

 

College Soccer News National Team Of The Week - Week Ending October 25, 2015

Abu Danladi - Sophomore - Forward - UCLA Danladi scored twice to power UCLA to a 6-0 win over California on Monday. His first goal came after a great individual effort in which he quickly pushed the ball down the middle of the pitch and then drove a shot into the far left corner of the goal. His second goal came after he took advantage of a defensive miscue to intercept a pass and slot the ball between the legs of the keeper. Danladi also scored and assisted on teammate Seyi Adekoya's goal in the Bruin's 2-2 tie with Stanford and contributed a goal in their 4-3 loss to California on Sunday. UCLA is now 7-7-1 with a 3-3-1 mark in Pac-12 play.
Tucker Hume - RS Junior - Forward - North Carolina Hume has added additional and timely punch to the Tar Heel attack all year. He netted a goal and assisted on teammate Warren Marshall's first score in North Carolina's 6-1 thumping of non-conference foe Campbell.  He also converted a header out of a throw-in from Jordan McCrary in North Carolina's 2-1 win over Louisville in an ACC contest. The Tar Heels up their record to 13-1-1 with a 6-1-0 mark in ACC action.
Maik Schoonderwoerd - Senior - Forward - Dayton Schoonderwoerd produced a hat trick in the first staza of play to lead the Flyers to a 4-1 victory over Massachusetts in an Atlantic 10 match. His first goal was a header out of a free kick served in by Michael Frasca. His second goal was a header of a cross from Amass Amankona. His third score was from within the box with Frasca again contributing the assist. Dayton is now 9-4-2 overall with a 4-0-1 mark in conference play.
Silvert Daehlie - Freshman - Forward - Radford Daehlie drove a shot into the back of the net after receiving a cross from fellow freshman Jakob Stransater and scored in the box with an assist from sophomore Evan Szklennik to lead Radford past Liberty 3-0. He also scored twice in Radford's 5-0 win over Gardner-Webb. Daehlie has scored ten goals to date. The Highlanders improve to 12-2-1 with a 7-1-0 mark in Big South play. Liberty has big games coming up next week with non-conference foe Elon and Big South foe Coastal Carolina.
Jason Wright - Sophomore - Forward - Rutgers Wright continues to make big playes for the Scarlet Knights. He made a nice move off the dribble after receiving a punt from goalkeeper David Greczek and scored from six yards out to net Rutger's fist goal in their 2-0 win over Army. He also controlled then placed the rebound of teammate Miles Hackett's missed shot into the back of the goal to give the Scarlet Knights the edge they needed to top Ohio State 1-0. Wright has scored a total of thirteen goals so far this year. Rutgers improves to 10-4-1 overall with a 4-3-0 mark in Big Ten play.
Ethan Kutler - Junior - Forward - Colgate Kutler assisted on the goals scored by teammates Tyler Forbes and Aram Ouligan and scored himself from around the top of the box in Colgates' 3-3 tie with Hartwick. He also netted the game-winning goal off a give and go with teammate Jared Stroud to score from within the box to lead the Raiders to a 1-0 win over Navy in a Patriot League match. Colgate is now 7-6-2 with a 4-2-0 mark in conference play.
Kyle Parker - Senior - Forward - Charlotte Parker and his Charlotte teammates appear to be gaining momentum.  This week Parker converted a penalty kick, drove a one-timer into the lower right corner of the goal after a nice combination of passes from Brandt Bronico and Dominic Bonilla, and assisted on teammate Callum Montgomery's goal in Charlotte's 5-0 win over Virginia Tech. He also controlled the rebound of his own missed shot and slotted it into the top left corner of the frame to help the 49ers top South Carolina 2-0. Charlotte is now 7-4-2 overall and 4-0-1 in CUSA action.
Jabari Danzy - Senior - Midfielder - SIUE Danzy converted a header after receiving a cross from Justin Bilyeu and also alertly redeposited the rebound of his own missed shot into the back of the frame to play a key role in SIUE's gutsy come from behind win over Drake in a MVC game. Ivan Gutierrez netted the game-winner for the Cougars in overtime with Bilyeu contributing his second helper of the evening. SIUE has now won five straight to improve to 9-3-1 with a 3-1-0 mark in MVC action. SIUE has a big MVC contest coming up on Saturday when they travel to face Bradley.
Jackson Eskay - Senior - Midfielder - William and Mary Eskay had a productive week of play. He drove a bullet into the right side of the goal from twenty-five yards out and assisted on the goals scored by teammates Ryder Bell and Marcel Berry in William and Mary's 4-2 win over UNC Ashville. He also placed a shot into the right corner of the goal from just outside the box and scored from inside the box after making a nice move to create space to help the Tribe top Drexel 3-0 in a CAA contest. William and Mary improves to 6-7-2 with a 2-5-0 mark in CAA play.
Chase Minter - Senior - Midfielder - Cal Poly Minter is a playmaker who makes good things happen. In Cal Poly's 2-0 win over Sacramento State he provided the helper on the goals scored by Justin Dhillon and Bjorn Sandberg. In Cal Poly's dramatic come from behind 2-2 tie with rival UC Santa Barbara before a crowd of 14,919 fans at Harder Stadium, he began the come back for the Mustangs when he scored after receiving a pass from Jack O'Connor. Teammate freshman forward Jared Pressley also scored for Cal Poly with four ticks remaining on the clock in regulation.
Grant Lillard - Sophomore - Defender - Indiana Lillard was solid on both sides of the ball. He assisted on teammate BillyMcConnell's goal in IU's 2-1 win over Louisville. He also drove a header into the back of the net after it was set up by a double assist from teammates midfielder Matt Foldsey and forward Femi Hollinger-Janzen.  Indiana improves to 9-4-2 with a 2-3-1 mark in Big Ten play. IU closes out regular season play with when they host Wisconsin and travel to face Michigan State.
Zak Allen - Senior - Goalkeeper - Northwestern The Northwestern netminder who is from Chicago had an outstanding week between the pipes anchoring a stout defense that recorded a 1-1 tie with Notre Dame and topped Michigan State 1-0. Allen had twelve saves in the contest with the Irish and seven in the game with Big Ten foe Michigan State. Several of his stops were in the spectacular category and were definitely difference makers. Northwestern is 6-6-2 overall with a 3-3-0 record in Big Ten play.