Ohio State, Purdue and Indiana Claim Weekly Baseball Honors

Indiana's Dustin DeMuth hit .500 over the weekend to extend his hitting streak to 10 games.

Indiana's Dustin DeMuth hit .500 over the weekend to extend his hitting streak to 10 games.

April 4, 2011

BIG TEN BASEBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Greg Solomon, Ohio State
So., C, Litchfield Park, Ariz. / Millennium
Solomon earns Player of the Week honors after hitting .600 to lead Ohio State to a series win against Northwestern last week. The sophomore slugged .800 and reached base at a .667 clip to combine for an OPS of 1.467 during the opening weekend of conference play. The catcher scored two runs and drove in four, also slugging a pair of doubles. On defense, the catcher threw out three of four would-be base stealers and picked off another runner. Solomon also recorded a triple and scored a run in a non-conference victory against Xavier.

Last OSU Player of the Week: Zach Hurley (March 22, 2010)

PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Joe Haase, Purdue
Jr., RHP, Knightstown, Ind. / Knightstown
Haase collects Pitcher of the Week accolades after tossing a complete-game shutout in Purdue's win over Minnesota on Saturday. The junior scattered seven singles and two walks over the full nine innings and struck out a career-high seven batters, retiring seven straight from the seventh through the ninth innings.

Last PUR Pitcher of the Week: Brad Schreiber (March 28, 2011)

FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK
Dustin DeMuth, Indiana
INF, LaPorte, Ind. / LaPorte
DeMuth picks up his second consecutive Freshman of the Week honor after hitting .500 in Indiana's series victory against Michigan over the weekend. The infielder also reached base at a .571 clip and slugged .667 to combine for an OPS of 1.238. The infielder also scored two runs and drove in three in the series. With at least one hit in each conference game, including a 4-for-4 performance in Game 1, and two hits in each of the Hoosiers' two non-conference contests, DeMuth extended his hitting streak to 10 games.

Last IND Freshman of the Week: Dustin DeMuth (March 28, 2011)

 

 

2011 BIG TEN PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Feb. 21
Pl: Barrett Serrato, Jr., Purdue
Pi: Matt Morgan, Sr., Purdue
F: Josh Dezse, Ohio State
Feb. 28
Pl: Brandon Eckerle, Sr., Michigan State
Pl: Angelo Cianfrocco, So., Purdue
Pi: Kurt Wunderlich, Sr., Michigan State
F: Ty Downing, Indiana
March 7
Pl: Trevor Willis, Sr., Iowa
Pi: Matt Morgan, Sr., Purdue
F: Josh Dezse, Ohio State
March 14
Pl: Jeff Holm, Sr., Michigan State
Pl: Tyler Spillner, Jr., Purdue
Pi: Dave Walkling, Jr., Penn State
F: David Garner, Michigan State
March 21
Pl: Alex Dickerson, Jr., Indiana
Pi: Nick Brown, Jr., Iowa
F: Thomas Lindauer, Illinois
F: Tom Windle, Minnesota
March 28
Pl: Micah Johnson, So., Indiana
Pi: Brad Schreiber, So., Purdue
F: Dustin DeMuth, Indiana
April 4
Pl: Greg Solomon, So., Ohio State
Pi: Joe Haase, Jr., Purdue
F: Dustin DeMuth, Indiana