Bente Rogge Named MPSF Player of the Week
On Tuesday afternoon, the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation announced that Arizona State's senior defender Bente Rogge was named MPSF Player of the Week. This honor comes after a stellar weekend for Rogge who led the Sun Devils to two wins against conference opponent, No. 14 Indiana.
Against the Hoosiers on Saturday, Rogge led the offensive efforts with four goals, and also recorded two assists. Her four goals moved her into ninth all-time in program history for goals scored, with 135 passing Katie Hedley (134). Defensively on Saturday, Rogge drew three Hoosier exclusions and recorded one steal and two field blocks in the Sun Devils 9-2 win, holding Indiana to their fewest goals scored on the season.
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In Sunday's game against IU, Rogge recorded two goals, including being one-for-one on penalty shots, along with two assists, marking 137 goals in her career, and putting her just behind Mariam Salloum (138) for eighth all-time in goals scored. Her defensive efforts shined on Sunday, as she led the team with five steals and one field block.
After goals in both games, Rogge extended her scoring streak to 14 straight games and is currently second on the team in goals scored with 26.
Others nominated: Chloe Harbilas (Stanford), and Grace Tehaney (USC).