Hascher, a freshman goalie for the Wildcats, was named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week and Co-Freshman of the week on Tuesday.
A 2013 Sacred Heart graduate, Hascher recorded shutouts in a scoreless tie against Western Michigan and a 2-0 victory over Oakland last week. Hascher, who hails from Stamford, has posted three consecutive shutouts for the Wildcats – the first time Northwestern has had three straight shutouts since 2007. She has not allowed a goal since Sept. 5, spanning 356 minutes.
Hascher has a goals against average of 0.48 so far this season, which ranks fifth in the Big Ten.