IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa redshirt sophomore Mia Magnotta was named the NFHCA Division I Defensive Player of the Week it was announced Wednesday.
The Hawkeyes are coming off an undefeated opening weekend at the ACC/B1G Challenge, which included a shutout victory over No. 12 Wake Forest and a 3-2 overtime victory at No. 1 North Carolina.
Magnotta posted both wins in goal, recording her first shutout of her career vs. Wake Forest. The Forty-Fort, Pennsylvania native tallied a career high six saves against No. 1 North Carolina in her fifth career start.
No. 7 Iowa will travel to Albany, New York on Friday to face Fairfield at 1 p.m. (CT).