BAY CITY, Mich. - Ferris State University sophomore Nichole Boehnke (Grand Blanc, Mich./Grand Blanc) and Northwood University freshman Samantha Cook (South Lyon, Mich./South Lyon East) earned GLIAC Women's Soccer Offensive and Defensive "Athlete of the Week" awards, respectively.
GLIAC Women's Soccer "Offensive Athlete of the Week":
Nichole Boehnke (So./F) -
Grand Blanc, Mich./Grand Blanc
Ferris State University sophomore forward Nichole Boehnke had an outstanding week as the Bulldogs won three consecutive home contests. Boehnke tallied five goals in the three games while adding two assists for 12 total points. Boehnke started the week with two assists in Tuesday’s (Oct. 15) 3-1 non-league win over Northwood and then recorded two goals in a 3-0 league shutout of Tiffin on Friday (Oct. 18). She wrapped up the week with a hat trick in a dominating 5-2 win over Findlay on Sunday (Oct. 19) as the Boehnke currently leads the league in goals (10) and points (25) this year while ranking tied for second in assists (5).
GLIAC Women's Soccer Weekly Honor Roll:
Allison Richards - AU, Jenny Shaba - GV, Christine Najjer - MU, Katie Boardman - MT, Allie Misner - NU, Kelly Johnson - OD, Ashley Henderson - SV, Guilianne Domingues - TU, Emily Durina - WU.
2013 GLIAC Women's Soccer Athletes of the Week: (9/11) Lea Jalbert - Walsh; (9/16) Charlie Socia - GV; (9/23) Eryn Weber - UF, (9/30) Elizabeth Awuah - LE, (10/9) Maddy Smith - AU, (10/14) Paula Hafner - NM, (10/21) Nichole Boehnke - FS.
GLIAC Women's Soccer "Defensive Athlete of the Week":
Samantha Cook (Fr./GK) -
South Lyon, Mich./South Lyon East
Northwood University freshman keeper
Samantha Cook registered a pair of shutout victories while making
19 saves for Northwood on the road last week, including a 1-0 win
over No. 15 Gannon Friday night. She made six saves in the win over
Gannon, which was the first of her career. Cook then made 13 stops
in a 2-0 win over Lake Erie. Over her last three starts, Cook
has made 32 saves.
GLIAC Women's Soccer Weekly Honor
Rebecca Plescia - AU, Abbey Miller - GV, Sydney Simpson - OD, Kailey Namcheff - SV, Dani Shambaugh - WU.
2013 GLIAC Women's Soccer Athletes of the Week: (9/11) Rebecca Plescia - Ashland; (9/16) Laura Clark - OD; (9/23) Abbey Miller - GV, (9/30) Sarah Stroope - LE, (10/9) Savanna Wojtanowski - FS, (10/14) Katy Woolley - GV, (10/21) Samantha Cook - NU.