Iowa, Michigan and Minnesota Earn Baseball Weekly Honors
April 16, 2018


Co-Player of the Week
Micah Coffey, Minnesota
IF – Sr. – Batavia, Ill. – Batavia

• Posted two multi-run games and went 5-for-9 in both contests against Purdue last weekend
• Tallied 10 RBI on five hits and scored five runs while batting .556 on the week
• Hit a home run and a triple as he registered a .692 on-base percentage and 1.111 slugging percentage
• Drew three walks and struck out just once in 13 plate appearances
• The two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree wins his second career Big Ten Player of the Week award and first of the season
• Last Minnesota Big Ten Player of the Week: Terrin Vavra (Feb. 26, 2018)

Pitcher of the Week
Nick Allgeyer, Iowa
P – Jr. – St. Louis, Mo. – St. John Vianney

• Matched his longest appearance of the season (7.0 IP) to help the Hawkeyes defeat Nebraska in Lincoln, Neb.
• Recorded four strikeouts in seven innings pitched
• Allowed only one unearned run on five hits in the road win
• Records his first career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor
• Last Iowa Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Brady Schanuel (March 26, 2018)

Co-Player and Freshman of the Week
Jesse Franklin, Michigan
IF – Fr. – Seattle, Wash. – Seattle Prep

• Helped the Wolverines to their 16th and 17th-straight victories on the weekend, posting a pair of wins over Maryland
• Was the only student to record multiple hits in both games, tallying five RBI, two homers and three doubles with five hits and scoring three runs while batting .625 on the week
• Recorded a 1.750 slugging percentage and a .625 on-base percentage
• Earns his first career Big Ten Player of the Week award
• Last Michigan Big Ten Player of the Week: Jonathan Engelmann (March 26, 2018)
• Wins his second Big Ten Freshman of the Week award
• Last Michigan Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Jesse Franklin (April 2, 2018)

2018 Baseball Players of the Week

Feb. 19
PL: Jacson McGowan, Jr., PUR
P: Taylor Bloom, Sr., MD
F: Eric Heatter, RU

Feb. 26
PL: Terrin Vavra, Jr., MINN
P: Pauly Milto, Jr., IND
F: Bo Hofstra, PUR

March 6
PL: Michael Massey, So., ILL
PL: Matt Gorski, So., IND
P: Karl Kauffmann, So., MICH
F: Elijah Dunham, IND

March 12
PL: Doran Turchin, Jr., ILL
P: Luis Alvarado, Sr., NEB
F: Mason Erla, MSU

March 19
PL: Bren Spillane, Jr., ILL
P: Jonathan Stiever, Jr., IND
F: Jordan Nwogu, MICH

March 26
PL: Bren Spillane, Jr., ILL
PL: Jonathan Engelmann, Jr., MICH
P: Brady Schanuel, Jr., IOWA
P: Hunter Parsons, Jr., MD
F: Patrick Fredrickson, MINN
F: Harry Rutkowski, RU

April 2
PL: Bren Spillane, Jr., ILL
P: Quinn Lavelle, Fr., NU
F: Jesse Franklin, MICH

April 9
PL: Scott Schreiber, Sr., NEB
P: Patrick Fredrickson, Fr., MINN
F: Patrick Fredrickson, Fr., MINN

April 16
PL: Micah Coffey, Sr., MINN
PL: Jesse Franklin, Fr., MICH
P: Nick Allgeyer, Jr., IOWA
F: Jesse Franklin, Fr., MICH

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