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Aug. 22, 2017
ROSEMONT, Ill. – Junior midfielder Marissa Sheva (Sellersville, Pa.) has been named the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday. This is the first career Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week plaudit for Sheva.
In Penn State’s season-opener on Aug. 18, Sheva tallied her first career two-goal outing to help the Nittany Lions capture a 3-1 victory over the then-No. 8 BYU Cougars. Penn State closed out the season-opening weekend with a 3-0 win against Hofstra on Aug. 20.
In all, Sheva recorded two goals on three shot attempts last weekend.
The Nittany Lions begin a two-match road trip on Friday, Aug. 25, at Arkansas. The match against the Razorbacks is slated for a 6:30 p.m. start at Razorback Field.