Michigan and Ohio State Earn Weekly Softball Awards
Feb. 26, 2018


Player of the Week
Lilli Piper, Ohio State
SS – Jr. – Norton, Ohio – Walsh Jesuit

• Batted .500 with two home runs, five RBI and seven runs scored last week, helping the No. 21 Buckeyes sweep all three of their games at the Texas Invitational
• Hit a walk-off two-run home run in tournament opener against Wichita State, before adding a two-run home run in OSU’s win over host Texas
• Also nearly hit for the cycle in final tournament game against Wichita State last Saturday, finishing with a single, double and triple in three plate appearances
• Earns her second career Player of the Week honor
• Last Ohio State Player of the Week: Emily Clark (April 3, 2017)

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

• Posted a 3-1 record with a 0.00 ERA, two complete game shutouts and 16 strikeouts in 19.0 innings pitched last weekend, helping the No. 20 Wolverines to three wins in five games at the Texas Invitational
• Tossed three-hit shutouts over Virginia Tech and host Texas, fanning seven in the latter victory over the Longhorns
• Allowed just eight hits and walked only one batter during the weekend
• Earns her second career Pitcher of the Week honor and second in a row
• Last Michigan Pitcher of the Week: Meghan Beaubien (Feb. 19, 2018)
• Earns her third career Freshman of the Week honor and third in as many weeks
• Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Meghan Beaubien (Feb. 19, 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

Feb. 26
PL: Lilli Piper, Jr., OSU
P: Meghan Beaubien, Fr., MICH
F: Meghan Beaubien, MICH