Illinois, Michigan, Michigan State and Ohio State Earn Big Ten Weekly Baseball Awards

Michigan State's Andrew Waszak earns his second career Pitcher of the Week award.

Michigan State's Andrew Waszak earns his second career Pitcher of the Week award.

April 15, 2013

Player of the Week
Justin Parr, Illinois
OF - Sr. - Chillicothe, Ill. - Illinois Valley Central

  • Hit .462 (6-for-13) with five RBI and five runs scored as Illinois went 3-0 against Purdue last weekend
  • Hit for the cycle in the series finale, going 4-for-5 with four RBI and four runs scored
  • Slugged .923 and reached base at a .533 clip in the series, combining for an OPS of 1.456
  • Earns his first career Player of the Week award
  • Last Illinois Player of the Week: Matt Dittman (May 23, 2011)

Co-Pitchers of the Week
Andrew Waszak, Michigan State
RHP - Sr. - Rochester Hills, Mich. - Adams

  • Tossed eight innings and struck out five to help Michigan State to a 2-1 win over No. 12 Indiana in the series opener
  • Surrendered one run on seven hits with no walks against the Hoosiers
  • Earns his second career Pitcher of the Week award and first this season
  • Last Michigan State Pitcher of the Week: Chase Rihtarchik (March 25, 2013)

Brian King, Ohio State
LHP - Sr. - Chandler, Ariz. - Marcos de Niza

  • Threw seven shutout frames to lead Ohio State to a 7-4 win over Nebraska in the rubber match
  • Scattered just three hits and struck out three against the Huskers
  • Earns his first career Pitcher of the Week award
  • Last Ohio State Pitcher of the Week: Brad Goldberg (Feb. 25, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Travis Maezes, Michigan
SS - Ann Arbor, Mich. - Pioneer

  • Hit .545 (6-for-11) with six runs scored and two stolen bases as Michigan went 3-0 against Penn State
  • Scored at least one run in each game, crossing the plate four times in the series finale
  • Went 3-for-4 in the second and third games of the series
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Evan Hill (April 8, 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

 

April 8

Pl:           Jake Straub, Jr., NU

Pi:           DJ Snelton, Jr., MINN

F:            Evan Hill, MICH

F:            Zach Jones, NU

 

April 15

Pl:           Justin Parr, Sr., ILL

Pi:           Andrew Waszak, Sr., MSU

Pi:           Brian King, Sr., OSU

F:            Travis Maezes, MICH


 

 

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