Michigan and Nebraska Earn Weekly Softball Awards
Feb. 19, 2018


Player of the Week
Tristen Edwards, Nebraska
IF – So. – Murrieta, Calif. – Visa Murrieta

• Batted .333 with a home run, two doubles, five RBI and three runs scored last weekend, helping No. RV/22 Nebraska take three of four games at the Big Ten/ACC Challenge in Atlanta
• Drilled a three-run home run in the first of the Huskers’ two wins at Georgia Tech
• Added a two-run double in the second matchup with Georgia Tech, as well as two hits in a tournament-opening win against Boston College
• Earns her second career Player of the Week honor and second in as many weeks
• Last Nebraska Player of the Week: Tristen Edwards (Feb. 12, 2018)

Pitcher and Freshman of the Week
Meghan Beaubien, Michigan
LHP – Fr. – Newport, Mich. – Saint Mary Catholic Central

• Posted a 2-0 record with a 0.48 ERA and 12 strikeouts in 14.2 innings pitched last weekend as No. 20/19 Michigan split four games at the Big Ten/ACC Challenge in Tallahassee, Florida
• Tossed a complete-game two-hit shutout at No. 8/6 Florida State, taking a perfect game into the seventh inning while finishing with seven strikeouts and no walks
• Picked up the win in the Wolverines’ opener against Notre Dame, allowing two hits and fanning four in 5.0 innings of relief
• Earns her first career Pitcher of the Week honor
• Last Michigan Pitcher of the Week: Megan Betsa (May 9, 2017)
• Earns her second career Freshman of the Week honor and second in as many weeks
• Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Meghan Beaubien (Feb. 12, 2018)

2018 Big Ten Players of the Week
Feb. 12
PL: Dani Wagner, Sr., MINN
PL: Tristen Edwards, So., NEB
P: Shelby McCombs, Sr., OSU
F: Meghan Beaubien, MICH
F: Niki Carver, OSU

Feb. 19
PL: Tristen Edwards, So., NEB
P: Meghan Beaubien, Fr., MICH
F: Meghan Beaubien, MICH