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Sunday's Softball Results

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Iowa, Nebraska and Ohio State picked up wins on Sunday's Big Ten softball slate. The Huskers extended their winning streak to 10 games, while the Buckeyes won their fifth straight and completed a three-game sweep over nationally ranked Northwestern.

Sunday, April 27
#19/19 Nebraska 8, Michigan State 0 (6 innings)
Iowa 3, Indiana 2
Ohio State 7, rv/#25 Northwestern 4

Rankings are USA Softball/NFCA Coaches

Sunday's Softball Schedule

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Three games wrap up the Big Ten softball weekend slate on Sunday, with Indiana hosting Iowa, Michigan State entertaining Nebraska and Ohio State playing host to Northwestern. The Huskers and Buckeyes will be eyeing series sweeps.

Sunday, April 27
#19/19 Nebraska at Michigan State, Noon (BTN)
Iowa at Indiana, 1 p.m.
rv/#25 Northwestern at Ohio State, 1 p.m. (BTDN)

All times Eastern
Rankings are USA Softball/NFCA Coaches

Saturday's Softball Results

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Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio State and Wisconsin picked up wins on Saturday's Big Ten softball slate. The Badgers secured a three-game sweep with a victory over Purdue, collecting their school-record tying 13th consecutive win.

Saturday, April 26
#3/4 Michigan 10, Illinois 2 (6 innings)
#3/4 Michigan 6, Illinois 5
Indiana 9, Iowa 1 (5 innings)
#19/19 Nebraska 6, Michigan State 0
#13/12 Minnesota 16, Penn State 2 (5 innings) (Game 1)
#13/12 Minnesota 9, Penn State 0 (5 innings) (Game 2)
Ohio State 8, rv/#25 Northwestern 7
rv/rv Wisconsin 7, Purdue 3

Rankings are USA Softball/NFCA Coaches

Saturday's Softball Schedule

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Eight games are on Saturday's Big Ten softball slate, including a pair of doubleheaders in Champaign and Minneapolis. The Penn State-Minnesota nightcap can be seen live on BTN.

Saturday, April 26
#19/19 Nebraska at Michigan State, Noon
Penn State at #13/12 Minnesota, 12:30 p.m. (BTDN)
Iowa at Indiana, 1 p.m.
#3/4 Michigan at Illinois, 2 p.m. (BTDN)
rv/#25 Northwestern at Ohio State, 2 p.m. (BTDN)
Purdue at rv/rv Wisconsin, 2 p.m. (BTDN)
#3/4 Michigan at Illinois, 4 p.m.
Penn State at #13/12 Minnesota, 4:05 p.m. (BTN)

All times Eastern
Rankings are USA Softball/NFCA Coaches

Friday's Softball Results

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Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio State and Wisconsin picked up wins on Friday's Big Ten softball slate, with the Badgers completing a doubleheader sweep and Illinois recording a run rule win over first-place Michigan.

Friday, April 25
Illinois 10, #3/4 Michigan 2 (6 innings)
Iowa 1, Indiana 0
#19/19 Nebraska 2, Michigan State 0
Ohio State 3, rv/#25 Northwestern 1
#13/12 Minnesota 1, Penn State 0
rv/rv Wisconsin 2, Purdue 1 (Game 1)
rv/rv Wisconsin 6, Purdue 5 (Game 2)

Rankings are USA Softball/NFCA Coaches

Friday's Softball Schedule

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Six games are on Friday's Big Ten softball slate, with Illinois, Indiana, Michigan State, Minnesota, Ohio State and Wisconsin hosting conference foes. The lidlifter between Illinois and first-place Michigan will be televised on BTN.

Friday, April 25
Iowa at Indiana, 5 p.m.
#19/19 Nebraska at Michigan State, 5 p.m.
Purdue at rv/rv Wisconsin, 5 p.m. (BTDN)
rv/#25 Northwestern at Ohio State, 6 p.m. (BTDN)
Penn State at #13/12 Minnesota, 7 p.m. (BTDN)
#3/4 Michigan at Illinois, 8 p.m. (BTN)

All times Eastern
Rankings are USA Softball/NFCA Coaches

Weekend Schedule

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Thursday, April 24th
ILLINOIS, IOWA, MICHIGAN STATE, MINNESOTA, NEBRASKA, OHIO STATE, PURDUE, WISCONSIN at Drake Relays - Des Moines, IOWA
INDIANA, MICHIGAN, #16 PENN STATE, WISCONSIN at Penn Relays - Philadelphia, Pa.
MICHIGAN, MICHIGAN STATE at Gina Relays - Hillsdale, Mich.

Friday, April 25th
ILLINOIS, IOWA, MICHIGAN STATE, MINNESOTA, NEBRASKA, OHIO STATE, PURDUE, WISCONSIN at Drake Relays - Des Moines, IOWA
INDIANA, MICHIGAN, #16 PENN STATE, WISCONSIN at Penn Relays - Philadelphia, Pa.
MINNESOTA, NEBRASKA, WISCONSIN at Triton Invitational - San Diego, Calif.
MICHIGAN STATE at Ashland Alumni Open - Ashland, Ohio
MICHIGAN, MICHIGAN STATE at Gina Relays - Hillsdale, Mich.

Saturday, April 26th
ILLINOIS, IOWA, MICHIGAN STATE, MINNESOTA, NEBRASKA, OHIO STATE, PURDUE, WISCONSIN at Drake Relays - Des Moines, IOWA
INDIANA, MICHIGAN, #16 PENN STATE, WISCONSIN at Penn Relays - Philadelphia, Pa.
MINNESOTA, NEBRASKA, WISCONSIN at Triton Invitational - San Diego, Calif.
MICHIGAN STATE at Ashland Alumni Open - Ashland, Ohio
MICHIGAN, MICHIGAN STATE at Gina Relays - Hillsdale, Mich.


Weekend Schedule

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Thursday, April 24th
ILLINOIS, IOWA, MICHIGAN STATE, MINNESOTA, #12 NEBRASKA, PURDUE, #6 WISCONSIN at Drake Relays - Des Moines, IOWA
INDIANA, MICHIGAN, #19 PENN STATE at Penn Relays - Philadelphia, Pa.
MICHIGAN STATE at Gina Relays - Hillsdale, Mich.
MINNESOTA at MAC Twilight - St. Paul, Minn.

Friday, April 25th
ILLINOIS, IOWA, MICHIGAN STATE, MINNESOTA, #12 NEBRASKA, PURDUE, #6 WISCONSIN at Drake Relays - Des Moines, IOWA
INDIANA, MICHIGAN, #19 PENN STATE at Penn Relays - Philadelphia, Pa.
MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, #12 NEBRASKA, #6 WISCONSIN at Triton Invitational - San Diego, Calif.
MICHIGAN STATE at Ashland Alumni Open - Ashland, Ohio
MICHIGAN STATE at Gina Relays - Hillsdale, Mich.
OHIO STATE at Arkansas State Red Wolves Open - Jonesboro, Ark.

Saturday, April 26th

ILLINOIS, IOWA, MICHIGAN STATE, MINNESOTA, #12 NEBRASKA, PURDUE, #6 WISCONSIN at Drake Relays - Des Moines, IOWA
INDIANA, MICHIGAN, #19 PENN STATE at Penn Relays - Philadelphia, Pa.
MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, #12 NEBRASKA, #6 WISCONSIN at Triton Invitational - San Diego, Calif.
MICHIGAN STATE at Ashland Alumni Open - Ashland, Ohio
MICHIGAN STATE at Gina Relays - Hillsdale, Mich.
MINNESOTA at Gustavus Drake Alternative - St. Peter, Minn.
OHIO STATE at Arkansas State Red Wolves Open - Jonesboro, Ark.


Weekend Schedule

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Friday, April 25th
#10 Notre Dame, Rhode Island, Alabama at #13 INDIANA - Bloomington, Ind.

Saturday, April 26th
#10 Notre Dame, Rhode Island, Alabama at #13 INDIANA - Bloomington, Ind.
MICHIGAN STATE (rv) at #5 Virginia - Charlottesville, Va.

Sunday, April 27th

MINNESOTA (rv) at IOWA (rv) - Iowa City, Iowa

Weekly Award Wrap-Up

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Twenty-five Big Ten student-athletes in nine different sports collected awards from the conference office during the week of April 21. Below is the complete list of honorees.

Baseball
Player of the Week - Michael Handel, MINN
Co-Pitchers of the Week - Joey DeNato, IND & Jack Quigley, NU
Freshman of the Week - Ryne Roper, ILL

Men's Golf
Co-Golfers of the Week - Steven Ihm, IOWA & Jose Mendez, MINN

Women's Golf
Golfer of the Week - Kelly Grassel, MSU

Women's Rowing
Boat of the Week - First Varsity Eight, OSU (Aina Cid Centelles, Elodie Ravera-Scarramozzino, Eelkje Miedema, Ashley Bauer, Meghan Birkbeck, Catherine Shields, Holly Norton, Claire-Louise Bode and coxswain Victoria Lazur)

Softball
Co-Players of the Week - Taylor Edwards, NEB & Marisa Bast, NU
Pitcher of the Week - Kelly Smith, MSU
Freshman of the Week - Katy McJunkin, PUR

Men's Tennis
Athlete of the Week - Drew Lied, MSU

Women's Tennis
Athlete of the Week - Emina Bektas, MICH

Men's Outdoor Track & Field

Track Athlete of the Week - Miles Ukaoma, NEB
Field Athlete of the Week - Babatunde Amosu, IOWA

Women's Outdoor Track & Field
Track Athlete of the Week - Leah O'Connor, MSU
Field Athlete of the Week - Dani Bunch, PUR