Lohman's Seven-Point Weekend Earns Big Ten Honors

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa., September 10, 2003 - Senior co-captain Joanna Lohman (Silver Spring, Md.) is this week's Big Ten Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week after netting three goals and adding an assist at the Virginia Nike Soccer Classic this past weekend. Lohman, a preseason M.A.C. Hermann Trophy national player of the year candidate, is averaging a goal per game thus far. The honor is her first conference honor of the year.

Lohman finished a spectacular weekend with seven points, including the gamewinner vs. No. 22 Southern California in Penn State's 3-2 win. The senior midfielder opened the scoring vs. USC with a goal, assisted on the Lions' second and finished the day with the gamewinner for a five-point night. She followed it up with a goal vs. No. 2 Santa Clara to tally seven points for the weekend and earn all-tournament honors. PSU tied the Broncos 2-2.

Lohman currently leads the conference in goals (6), goals per game (1.00), points (2.17), points per game (1.50), shots (32), shots per game (5.33) and game-winning goals (2).

The No. 11 Nittany Lions host Bucknell Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. on Jeffrey Field before heading to Rutgers Friday, Sept. 19, to meet the Scarlet nights. That game is also scheduled for 7 p.m. Penn State then returns home for a Big Ten-tilt Sunday, Sept. 21, at noon.

 

 

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