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Seventeen Big Ten student-athletes in five different sports collected awards from the conference office during the week of May 6. Below is the complete list of honorees.
Player of the the Week - Joel Fisher, MSU
Pitcher of the Week - Luke Farrell, NU
Freshman of the Week - Travis Maezes, MICH
Boat of the Week - Wisconsin First Varsity Four (Marie Hebert, Kaitlin Dunn, Rachel Gendreau, Nicole Hettmann, Steph Malchine)
Player of the Week - Caitlin Blanchard, MICH
Pitcher of the Week - Tatum Edwards, NEB
Freshman of the Week - Sierra Romero, MICH
Men's Outdoor Track & Field
Co-Track Athletes of the Week - Cornelius Strickland, IND & Mason Ferlic, MICH
Field Athlete of the Week - Jon Hendershot, PSU
Women's Outdoor Track & Field
Co-Track Athletes of the Week - Jillian Smith, MICH & Deanna Latham, WIS
Field Athlete of the Week - Sydney Clute, IND
Louisville 4, INDIANA 3
MICHIGAN 7, Toledo 0
MICHIGAN STATE 6, Eastern Michigan 3
Milwaukee 2, MINNESOTA 1
Chicago 9, NORTHWESTERN 7
OHIO STATE 3, Georgia Tech 2
Ball State 4, PURDUE 3
Four Big Ten women's rowing teams are ranked in the latest CRCA/USRowing Coaches Poll, released on Wednesday. Ohio State
leads ranked conference squads, coming in at No. 3. Michigan
both stay put at No. 13 and No. 14, respectively, while Minnesota
rounds out the poll at No. 20. Michigan State
is receiving votes.
For the complete poll, click here
Nebraska-Omaha 6, IOWA 5
Eastern Michigan 13, MICHIGAN 4
MICHIGAN STATE 5, Western Michigan 4
NORTHWESTERN 5, UIC 3
Georgia Tech 9, OHIO STATE 2
Akron 11, PENN STATE 2
INDIANA at Louisville, 6 p.m.
Toledo at MICHIGAN, 6:05 p.m.
Eastern Michigan at MICHIGAN STATE, 3:05 p.m.
Milwaukee at MINNESOTA, 4:05 p.m.
Chicago at NORTHWESTERN, 4 p.m.
Georgia Tech at OHIO STATE, 6:35 p.m.
PURDUE at Ball State, 3 p.m.
Nebraska-Omaha at IOWA, 7:05 p.m.
Eastern Michigan at MICHIGAN, 6:05 p.m.
MICHIGAN STATE at Western Michigan, 3 p.m.
NORTHWESTERN at UIC, 8:05 p.m.
Georgia Tech at OHIO STATE, 7 p.m.
PENN STATE at Akron, 3 p.m.
All times ET
Four Big Ten baseball teams are ranked or receiving votes in three out
of four national polls. Click the links below to view each complete set
of rankings.Collegiate Baseball Newspaper
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Michigan State (rv)
Ohio State (rv)ESPN/USA Today
INDIANA 10, NEBRASKA 2
The Hoosiers took a Monday afternoon rubber
match at Nebraska in a 10-2 winner. Aaron Slegers blanked the Huskers through the first eight innings
and improved to 7-1 on the season with the win. RECAP
OHIO STATE 6, NORTHWESTERN 2
Ohio State defeated Northwestern, 6-2, in the rubber
game of its three-game set Monday at Rocky Miller Park. With the win,
the Buckeyes improve to 32-14, 14-7 in the Big Ten, while the Wildcats
fall to 20-20, 8-13 in conference play. RECAP
MICHIGAN 4, IOWA 3
Sophomore Zach Zott
a two-out, two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to give Michigan a 4-3 win over Iowa Sunday
afternoon (May 5) at the Wilpon Complex, home of Ray Fisher Stadium. RECAP
MICHIGAN STATE 4, ILLINOIS 3
Michigan State beat Illinois on Sunday afternoon at McLane
Stadium, 4-3, thanks to a three-run home run to left field by junior Joel Fisher
The Spartans (26-14, 9-6 Big Ten) were trailing 3-1 in the eighth
before Fisher sent the seniors home with a win in the final home weekend
at McLane. RECAP
PENN STATE 4, MINNESOTA 3 (10)
Posting its third walk-off victory of the season on Sunday afternoon, Penn State took down Minnesota 4-3 in the 10th inning
of the conference series finale. The Nittany Lions move to an overall
record of 12-30 on the season with a 3-15 mark in the Big Ten, while the
Gophers now sit at 28-15 and 11-4. RECAP
NEBRASKA 3, INDIANA 2
Sophomore Kyle Kubat improved to 4-0 on the mound, while Chad Christensen and Pat Kelly each had a pair of hits and a RBI in a 3-2 win over No. 16 Indiana. RECAP
OHIO STATE 5, NORTHWESTERN 3
Aaron Gretz's two-run single in the top of the ninth gave the Ohio State
baseball team a 5-3 win over Northwestern Sunday afternoon at Rocky
Miller Park. With the win, the Buckeyes improve to 31-14 on the season,
13-7 in conference play, while the Wildcats fall to 20-19, 8-12 in the
delivered a pair of two-out, two-run hits and Brett Andrzejewski
worked 4 2/3 innings of hitless relief to close out the game, leading
Purdue baseball to a 10-5 victory that completed a series sweep of
Southern Illinois Sunday afternoon at Alexander Field.
ILLINOIS 7, MICHIGAN STATE 3
For the second time this week, Illinois broke open a tie game with a
four-run eighth inning, as the Illini evened up the series with Michigan
State following a 7-3 victory on Saturday. The Illini scored three runs
on two hits in the first inning, but didn't get another hit until the
eighth when they strung together five, highlighted by a game-winning RBI
double from senior Davis Hendrickson
, a two-out, two-run single from sophomore Michael Hurwitz
and an RBI single by senior Justin Parr
, who matched the longest hitting streak in the NCAA this year at 30 games. RECAP
INDIANA 8, NEBRASKA 6
Indiana grinded out a wild 8-6 road
win at Nebraska in front of a national audience on the Big
Ten Network. Nick Ramos
and Kyle Schwarber
each connected on a pair of homeruns en route to the Hoosiers extending their current winning streak to nine games.
IOWA 4, MICHIGAN 3 (12)
A 12th-inning sacrifice fly by junior Bryan Niedbalski
lifted Iowa to a 4-3 victory over Michigan on Saturday at the Wilpon Complex. The Hawkeyes improved to 4-1 in extra-inning games this season, outscoring opponents 8-1 in extra frames.
MINNESOTA 7, PENN STATE 3
Minnesota scored runs in the second,
third and fourth innings to win, 7-3, today in University Park, Pa. With
the win today and an 11-2 win Friday, the Golden Gophers (28-14, 11-3
Big Ten) already claim the series win. RECAP
NORTHWESTERN 8, OHIO STATE 0
Northwestern tagged Ohio State for six runs in the second inning to
provide more than enough offense as the Wildcats blanked the Buckeyes in
the opener of a three-game set at Rocky Miller Park in Evanston, Ill.,
Saturday, 8-0. RECAP
PURDUE 5, Southern Illinois 3
drove in four runs with a trio of big hits and the three Purdue
pitchers that took the mound teamed up for a season-high 11 strikeouts,
as the Boilermakers clinched a series victory against Southern Illinois
with a 5-3 win Saturday evening at Alexander Field. RECAP
MICHIGAN 5, IOWA 4
Michigan put up three runs in the first
and snuffed out an Iowa ninth-inning rally in a 5-4 win Friday night
(May 3) at the Wilpon Complex, home of Ray Fisher Stadium. Michigan has
now won eight straight games at home.
MICHIGAN STATE 12, ILLINOIS 3
Michigan State started fast and never let up against the
Fighting Illini on Friday afternoon at McLane Stadium, earning a 12-3
win in the opening game of the three-game series.
MINNESOTA 11, PENN STATE 2
Minnesota's Kurt Schlangen
went 2-4 with three RBI, while eight players collected a hit in an 11-2 win over Penn State, tonight in University Park, Pa.
PURDUE 6, Southern Illinois 4
Highlighted by a two-run homer from Brandon Krieg
Purdue baseball scored four times in the second inning and rode the
extended rally to a 6-4 series-opening win against Southern Illinois
Friday evening at Alexander Field.