Michigan, Michigan State and Ohio State Take Home Big Ten Weekly Baseball Awards

Michigan State's Chase Rihtarchik earns his first career Pitcher of the Week award

Michigan State's Chase Rihtarchik earns his first career Pitcher of the Week award

March 25, 2013

Player of the Week
Kirby Pellant, Ohio State
SS – Sr. – Chandler, Ariz. – Corona Del Sol

  • Hit .667 (6-for-9) with one home run, a double, seven RBI, two runs scored and four walks as Ohio State went 3-0 against Purdue
  • Drove in at least two runs in each game, including a three-RBI effort in the series opener
  • Went 4-for-4 in the second game with two RBI, a double and one run scored
  • Reached base at a .769 clip and slugged 1.111 in the series combining for an OPS of 1.880
  • Earns his first career Player of the Week award
  • Last Ohio State Player of the Week: Aaron Gretz (Feb. 25, 2013)

Pitcher of the Week
Chase Rihtarchik, Michigan State
RHP – Jr. – Rochester, Mich. – Brother Rice

  • Threw a complete-game no-hitter to lead Michigan State to a 3-2 win over Oakland, both of the Grizzlies’ runs were unearned
  • Recorded three strikeouts and allowed only three walks on 122 pitches
  • Earns his first career Pitcher of the Week award
  • Last Michigan State Pitcher of the Week: Tony Bucciferro (May 14, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Evan Hill, Michigan
LHP – Mt. Pleasant, Mich. – Mt. Pleasant

  • Tossed a complete-game to lead Michigan to a 6-1 victory against Western Illinois
  • Allowed only one run on one hit and struck out seven against the Leathernecks
  • Earns his second Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Evan Hill (March 4, 2013)

 

2013 Big Ten Baseball Players of the Week

Feb. 18

Pl:           Sam Travis, So., IND


 

 

Pi:           Brad Goldberg, Sr., OSU

F:            Evan Bell, IND

F:            Josh Estill, PUR

 

Feb. 25

Pl:           Aaron Gretz, So., OSU

Pi:           Brad Goldberg, Sr., OSU

F:            Troy Kuhn, OSU

 

March 4

Pl:           Michael O’Neill, Jr., MICH

Pi:           Ben Meyer, So., MINN

F:            Evan Hill, MICH

 

March 11

Pl:           Kyle Schwarber, So., IND

Pi:           Tom Windle, Jr., MINN

F:            Jacob Bosiokovic, OSU

 

March 18

Pl:           Blaise Salter, So., MSU

Pi:           Ben Meyer, So., MINN

F:            Zach Jones, NU

F:            Jordan Minch, PUR

 

March 25

Pl:           Kirby Pellant, Sr., OSU

Pi:           Chase Rihtarchik, Jr., MSU

F:            Evan Hill, MICH

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