Peterson, Spieker named Play Safe Turf & Track/NFHCA Division I National Players of the Week

Mar 31, 2021 | 2020-2021, Division I, News

BROCKPORT, N.Y. — Goalkeeper, Anna Spieker, and midfielder, Kathryn Peterson, both junior student-athletes from No. 4 University of Michigan, have been named this week’s Play Safe Turf & Track/NFHCA Division I Defensive and Offensive Players of the Week, respectively.

Play Safe Turf & Track/NFHCA Division I Defensive Player of the Week

 

Anna Spieker, University of Michigan, Jr., Goalkeeper (Brandenburg, Germany)

Spieker posted a pair of shutout wins against No. 12 Rutgers University last weekend. On Friday, she recorded two saves across six periods for No. 4 Michigan. Then, in shootouts, she made three-consecutive stops to help secure the win. Two days later, Spieker recorded six saves in regulation to keep the Scarlet Knights off the board and help deliver the second 1-0 win for the Wolverines.

Spieker was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week on Tuesday.

Play Safe Turf & Track/NFHCA Division I Offensive Player of the Week

 

Kathryn Peterson, University of Michigan, Jr., Midfielder (San Diego, California)

Peterson netted both of No. 4 University of Michigan’s game-winning goals in its pair of 1-0 wins against No. 12 Rutgers last weekend. She scored the game-winner in the fourth round of Friday’s shootout and tallied the only goal off a second-quarter penalty corner on Sunday.

Peterson was named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week on Tuesday.

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The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) is a nonprofit organization serving field hockey coaches and supporters of the game from across the United States. The mission of the organization is to stimulate the professional development of coaching leadership within the sport of field hockey. The NFHCA strives to cultivate and recognize the professional contributions of its membership and to foster and promote the growth of the sport. The NFHCA is responsible for providing a recognizable presence and voice in regard to legislation affecting the sport as well as interscholastic and intercollegiate programs.