Nebraska and Wisconsin Earn Weekly Softball Honors

Wisconsin's Chloe Miller

Wisconsin's Chloe Miller

March 3, 2014

Player of the Week
Tatum Edwards, Nebraska
Sr., OF, Murrieta, Calif./Viesta Murrieta 

  • Batted .500, collected six hits and drove in seven runs with one double and one home run in leading Nebraska to a 3-1 record at The Preview, including a sweep of Oklahoma State and a win over nationally ranked Oklahoma
  • Reached base in all four games, tallying an on-base percentage of .600 and a slugging percentage of .833
  • In the weekend-opening win over Oklahoma State, tallied one hit in a pair of at-bats and drew one walk
  • In the doubleheader nightcap against the Cowboys, produced her second-career gland slam as the Huskers cruised to an 8-4 victory
  • Collected three hits and drove in two runs in the series opener against Oklahoma
  • Ended the weekend with one hit and one RBI in the win over the Sooners
  • Collects her first career Big Ten Player of the Week honor
  • Last Nebraska Big Ten Player of the Week: Taylor Edwards (Feb. 11, 2013)

Pitcher of the Week
Taylor-Paige Stewart, Wisconsin
So., RHP, Calabasas, Calif./Chaminade College Prep 

  • Picked up two wins in 17.0 total innings in the circle at the Texas A&M Invitational
  • Struck out 16 batters and produced an earned-run-average of 1.24
  • Collected a complete game victory against Texas A&M Corpus Christi in the weekend opener, striking out 10 while scattering four hits
  • In the second win over the Islanders, struck out six batters with no walks in pitching all six innings of a run-ruled win
  • Made three total relief appearances against nationally ranked Texas A&M and Connecticut, allowing just one earned run in 4.0 total innings
  • Wins her first career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor
  • Last Wisconsin Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Meghan McIntosh (April 8, 2013)

 

 

Freshman of the Week
Chloe Miller, Wisconsin
SS/C, Bettendorf, Iowa/Pleasant Valley 

  • Batted .333, collected four hits, drove in five runs, belted a pair of home runs and scored two runs at the Texas A&M Invitational, helping the Badgers go 3-2 on the weekend
  • Recorded a pair of multi-hit games against Texas A&M Corpus Christi and Connecticut
  • In the Badgers’ second victory over the Islanders, collected two hits and plated three runs on a home run in the sixth inning, part of a four-run frame
  • Tallied her second home run of the week in the win over Connecticut, part of a two-hit performance 
  • Earns her first Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Wisconsin Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Taylor-Paige Stewart (Feb. 25, 2013)

2014 Big Ten Softball Players of the Week

Feb. 10                
PL: Andrea Filler, So., NU
P: Sara Moulton, Sr., MINN
F: Abby Ramirez, MICH 

Feb. 18                
PL: Sierra Romero, So., MICH
PL: Ashley Burkhardt, Jr., PUR
P: Emily Lockman, So., NEB
F: Megan Betsa, MICH 

Feb. 24                
PL: Alex Booker, Sr., ILL
P: Sara Moulton, Sr., MINN
F: Megan Betsa, MICH 

March 3              
PL: Tatum Edwards, Sr., NEB
P: Taylor-Paige Stewart, So., WIS
F: Chloe Miller, WIS

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