Michigan, Nebraska and Ohio State Earn Weekly Baseball Honors

Ohio State's Ryan Riga was named Big Ten Pitcher of the Week on Monday.

Ohio State's Ryan Riga was named Big Ten Pitcher of the Week on Monday.

March 10, 2014

Player of the Week
Jackson Glines, Michigan
Jr., OF, Coarsegold, Calif./Yosemite
• Had a hand in nearly half of Michigan's offensive production last week, driving in eight runs and scoring six more as the Wolverines scored 29 runs during their six-game week
• Went 9-of-17 from the plate and recorded three multi-hit games and six extra base hits, including five doubles
• Opened the week with a 2-for-4 effort against Florida Gulf Coast in which he drove in a career-high five runs
• Scored two runs in each of the final three contests of the four-game set against Princeton, recording two doubles in the series' second game and a triple in the finale
• Wins his first career Big Ten Player of the Week honor
• Last Michigan Big Ten Player of the Week: Michael O'Neill (March 4, 2013)

Pitcher of the Week
Ryan Riga, Ohio State
Jr., LHP, Fairfield, Ohio/Fairfield
• Tossed a complete-game shutout against nationally ranked Oregon on Saturday, helping Ohio State to a 5-0 victory
• Set a career record with 10 strikeouts, while surrendering just five hits and one walk
• Marks Ohio State's first complete-game shutout since March 2013, and first double-digit strikeout game since February 2013
• Wins his second career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor and second this season
• Last Ohio State Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Ryan Riga (Feb. 18, 2014)

Freshman of the Week
Ryan Boldt, Nebraska
OF, Red Wing, Minn./Red Wing
• Finished the weekend with six runs and six hits, both team highs, in helping the Huskers to a three-game sweep over St. John's
• Batted .600 for the week and recorded multiple hits in the first two games of the series, including a 3-for-4 effort in the series opener
• Scored two runs in the second game and finished with three runs and a triple in the finale to help Nebraska to the sweep
• Wins his first career weekly honor
• Last Nebraska Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Pat Kelly (May 14, 2012)


 

 

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