Iowa forward Madeline Murphy looks to a teammate during a field hockey game during the Big Ten/ACC Challenge at Grant Field in Iowa City on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. Murphy was named Big Ten's Freshman of the Week this week. (Joseph Cress/The Daily Iowan)

Field Hockey’s Madeline Murphy named Big Ten’s Freshman of the Week


Hawkeye field hockey’s Madeleine Murphy was named the Big Ten’s Freshman of the Week on Monday.

Murphy’s award comes off the heels of a 2-goal performance against New Hampshire, the first multi-goal game of her career.

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The Riana, Tasmania, native ranks second on the team with 5 goals, good enough for third in the Big Ten.

Her 13 points this season are second-best on the team and fifth-best in the conference.

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