Nebraska, Northwestern and Purdue Earn Big Ten Weekly Baseball Awards

Purdue's Jordan Minch is the Big Ten Freshman of the Week.

Purdue's Jordan Minch is the Big Ten Freshman of the Week.

April 22, 2013

Player of the Week
Michael Pritchard, Nebraska
OF/DH - Jr. - Omaha, Neb. - Creighton Prep

  • Hit .538 (7-for-13) with two doubles, four runs scored and two RBI as Nebraska went 3-0 against Purdue last weekend
  • Recorded multiple hits in each game, including a 3-for-4 outing with two runs scored in Game 2
  • Posted one double, two RBI and a run scored in the series finale
  • Went 3-for-7 with a run scored in a midweek sweep of Arkansas
  • Earns his first career Player of the Week award
  • Last Nebraska Player of the Week: Josh Sheffert (April 16, 2012)

Pitcher of the Week
Luke Farrell, Northwestern
RHP - Sr. - Westlake, Ohio - St. Ignatius

  • Tossed a complete-game shutout, needing only 89 pitches to lead Northwestern to a 6-0 victory over Michigan
  • Recorded nine strikeouts, scattering three hits in the win
  • Earns his second career Pitcher of the Week award and first this season
  • Last Northwestern Pitcher of the Week: Luke Farrell (April 25, 2011)

Freshman of the Week
Jordan Minch, Purdue
LHP - Highland, Ind. - Highland

  • Worked seven innings of one-run ball in Game 2 against Nebraska, scattering just four hits
  • Fanned a season-high eight batters, including six of the first 10 he faced
  • Earns the second weekly award of his career
  • Last Purdue Freshman of the Week: Kyle Johnson (April 1, 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

 

April 22

Pl:           Michael Pritchard, Jr., NEB

Pi:           Luke Farrell, Sr., NU

F:            Jordan Minch, PUR

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