Indiana, Maryland and Purdue Earn Baseball Weekly Honors

March 20, 2017

Player of the Week

Alex Krupa, Indiana

Sr. – Greenwood, Ind. – Greenwood

  • Led the Hoosiers to a series win over Hawaii
  • Batted .533 on the week with eight hits, three RBI and five runs scored
  • Tallied three multi-hit games on the week
  • Earns the first Player of the Week award of his career
  • Last Indiana Player of the Week: Brian Wilhite (March 28, 2016)

Pitcher of the Week

Brian Shaffer, Maryland

Jr. – Pylesville, Md. – North Harford

  • Led the Terrapins to a 4-0 victory over Princeton
  • Pitched 8.0 innings, striking out 10 batters, while allowing just three hits
  • Collects his first career Pitcher of the Week honor
  • Last Maryland Pitcher of the Week: Brian Shaffer (March 21, 2016)

Co-Freshmen of the Week

Tyler Blohm, Maryland

Severna Park, Md. – Archbishop Spalding

  • Took the mound in the Terrapins’ to a 2-0 win over Princeton
  • Threw for 7.0 innings, allowing just two hits, while striking out eight batters
  • Earns his second straight Freshman of the Week Honor
  • Last Maryland Freshman of the Week: Tyler Blohm (March 13, 2017)

Skyler Hunter, Purdue

Hood River, Ore. – Hood River Valley

  • Led the Boilermakers to a 5-0 week, picking up a win against Cal State Northridge and a sweep versus Santa Clara
  • Batted .438 on the week, notching eight RBI on seven hits and scoring one run
  • Claims his first Freshman of the Week Honor
  • Last Purdue Freshman of the Week: Harry Shipley (May 18, 2016)

2017 Baseball Players of the Week

Feb. 20



PL: Dan Durkin, Sr., MSU

P: Tanner Andrews, Jr., PUR

F: Jake Matheny, IND

Feb. 27

PL: Mason McCoy, Sr., IOWA

P: Oliver Jaskie, Jr., MICH

P: Yianni Pavlopoulos, Jr., OSU

F: Alex Erro, NU

March 6

PL: Jake Adams, Jr., IOWA

P: Tanner Andrews, Jr., PUR

F: Hank Christie, NU

March 13

PL: Zach Jancarski, Jr., MD

P: Jake Meyers, Jr., NEB

F: Andrew Saalfrank, IND

F: Tyler Blohm, MD

March 20

PL: Alex Krupa, Sr., IND
P: Brian Shaffer, Jr., MD

F: Tyler Blohm, MD

F: Skyler Hunter, PUR