Nebraska senior goalkeeper Emma Stevens was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week after she helped the Huskers finish the regular-season conference road schedule 5-0 with a pair of road victories at Wisconsin and Minnesota over the weekend. The No. 22 Huskers (12-3-1, 7-1-0 Big Ten) remain at the top of the Big Ten Conference standings with three league home matches remaining.
Stevens has a 0.85 goals-against average in Big Ten action allowing seven goals in eight matches. On road league matches, Stevens hasan impressive 0.77 GAA stopping 29 shots in five matches at a 87.9 percent clip. Overall, Stevens has already posted a single-season career-best 12 victories allowing 17 goals in 16 matches. Stevens is near the top of several all-time NU goalkeeping categories, including second in minutes played (5,518), starts (61) and game played (64), while ranking fourth in wins (30) and sixth in shutouts (8).
NU battles Ohio State this Friday, Oct. 25 scheduled for a 4 p.m. start at the Nebraska Soccer Field.