Maryland and Michigan Earn Baseball Weekly Honors
May 14, 2018


Player of the Week
Will Watson, Maryland
OF – Sr. – Monroe, La. – Neville

• Recorded four multi-hit games to help the Terrapins go a combined 4-0 against Towson and Rutgers last week
• Tallied 12 RBI on nine hits and scored six runs while batting .500 on the week
• Hit a trio of home runs and a double as he registered a .526 on-base percentage and 1.056 slugging percentage
• His two home runs in an inning tied the NCAA record for home runs in an inning
• Wins his first career Big Ten Player of the Week award
• Last Maryland Big Ten Player of the Week: Zach Jancarski (March 13, 2017)

Pitcher of the Week
Jayce Vancena, Michigan
P – Sr. – Millbury, Ohio – Lake

• Earned two of Michigan’s three wins last week, helping the Wolverines defeat Illinois and Michigan State
• Tossed a career-high 6.1 relief innings against the Spartans and threw two scoreless innings of extra-inning relief against the Illini
• Registered five strikeouts in 8.1 innings
• Records his first career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor
• Last Michigan Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Karl Kauffmann (March 6, 2018)

Freshman of the Week
Jordan Nwogu, Michigan
OF – Fr. – Ann Arbor, Mich. – Pioneer

• Recorded hits in four of five games last week, helping the Wolverines pick up wins against Central Michigan, Michigan State and Illinois
• Led the Wolverines with a 1.235 slugging percentage, .636 on-base percentage and a .529 batting average
• Paced Michigan in hits (9), RBI (6) and runs scored (5), including a double, a triple and three home runs
• Wins his second Big Ten Freshman of the Week award
• Last Michigan Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Jesse Franklin (April 23, 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

April 23
PL: Jonathan Engelmann, Jr., MICH
P: Ross Learnard, Sr., PUR
F: Jesse Franklin, Fr., MICH

April 30
PL: Nick Dalesandro, Jr., PUR
P: Nick Allgeyer, Jr., IOWA
F: Patrick Fredrickson, Fr., MINN

May 7
PL: Terrin Vavra, Jr., MINN
P: Patrick Fredrickson, Fr., MINN
F: Patrick Fredrickson, Fr., MINN

May 14
PL: Will Watson, Sr., MD
P: Jayce Vancena, Sr., MICH
F: Jordan Nwogu, MICH

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