Oct. 14, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio Nichelle Prince, a forward on the Ohio State women’s soccer team, has been named Big Ten Freshman of the Week, the conference office announced Monday. The award is the second Big Ten Freshman of the Week laurel for the Ajax, Ontario, native.

Prince scored the game-winning goal for the Buckeyes and assisted on the other two Ohio State goals in a 3-1 win over Michigan State Saturday. The freshman leads Ohio State with seven goals and six assists on the season.

Ohio State travels to University Park, Pa., to take on Penn State at 3 p.m. Thursday before returning home to face Northwestern on Senior Day at noon Sunday. The Penn State match will be televised live on BTN.