Indiana, Minnesota and Purdue Take Home Big Ten Weekly Baseball Awards

Purdue's Kyle Johnson earns his first Big Ten weekly awards.

Purdue's Kyle Johnson earns his first Big Ten weekly awards.

April 1, 2013

Co-Player of the Week
Sam Travis, Indiana
1B – So. – Orland Park, Ill. – Providence Catholic

  • Hit .462 (6-for-13) with one home run, one triple, one double, eight RBI and four runs scored as Indiana went 3-0 against Iowa
  • Recorded two hits in each game, driving in five runs in the series opener and three in the second game
  • Reached base at a .533 clip and slugged .923 in the series
  • Drew a walk and scored a run in a 6-2 mid-week victory against No. 10 Louisville
  • Earns his fourth career Player of the Week award and sixth weekly award overall
  • Last Indiana Player of the Week: Kyle Schwarber (March 11, 2013)

Co-Player of the Week and Freshman of the Week
Kyle Johnson, Purdue
CF – San Diego, Calif. – Torrey Pines

  • Hit .545 (6-for-11) with two doubles, four RBI, two runs scored and three walks in a 3-0 series sweep of Penn State
  • Went 4-for-6 with runners in scoring position, posting an RBI double in each of the first two games of the series and a 3-for-3 outing with one RBI in the finale
  • Reached base at a .623 clip and slugged .727 against the Hawkeyes
  • Earns the first weekly awards of his career
  • Last Purdue Player of the Week: David Miller (May 7, 2012)
  • Last Purdue Freshman of the Week: Jordan Minch (March 18, 2013)

Pitcher of the Week
Tom Windle, Minnesota
LHP – Jr. – Maple Grove, Minn. – Osseo

  • Threw his fourth-straight complete game to lead Minnesota to a 3-1 win over Michigan
  • Recorded a career-high 13 strikeouts versus one walk, allowing four hits against the Wolverines
  • Holds a 0.75 ERA in his last four starts, surrendering just three runs over 36 innings
  • Earns his second career Pitcher of the Week award
  • Last Minnesota Pitcher of the Week: Ben Meyer (March 18, 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

April 1

Pl:           Sam Travis, So., IND

               Kyle Johnson, Fr., PUR

Pi:           Tom Windle, Jr., MINN

F:            Kyle Johnson, Fr., PUR


 

 

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