Northwestern and Michigan Earn Weekly Softball Honors

Michigan's Haylie Wagner

March 10, 2014

Rosemont, Ill. -

Player of the Week
Emily Allard, Northwestern
Sr., OF, Antioch, Calif./Deer Valley

  • Batted .667 with 12 hits, scored eight runs and stole five bases in leading Northwestern to a 4-1 record at the USF Under Armour Showcase
  • Posted four multi-hit efforts, including a pair of outings with three hits
  • Tallied one hit and stole one base in the win over Kansas, before finishing with three hits and three runs scored in the victory over host South Florida
  • Collected two more hits, stole one base and scored two runs in the win over LIU Brooklyn
  • Tallied three hits against both Western Michigan and Boston College, and stole two bases against the Broncos and one versus the Eagles
  • Collects her second career Big Ten Player of the Week honor
  • Last Northwestern Big Ten Player of the Week: Andrea Filler (Feb. 10, 2014)

Pitcher of the Week
Haylie Wagner, Michigan
Jr., LHP, Orange, Calif./El Modeno

  • Picked up three wins in 23.2 innings in the circle during the Wolverines’ west coast trip to Los Angeles and Fullerton, Calif.
  • Struck out 15 batters and produced an earned-run-average of 1.18, allowing just three earned runs in outings against nationally ranked UCLA, Arizona State and Arizona
  • Collected a pair of complete-game victories over Arizona and Texas, including a shutout of the Wildcats
  • Wins her fourth career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor
  • Last Michigan Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Sara Driesenga (March 18, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Nicole Bond, Northwestern
RHP, Clayton, N.C./Clayton

  • Pitched a complete-game shutout against Western Michigan at the USF Under Armour Showcase
  • Struck out six Bronco batters and scattered just two hits, including a bunt single
  • Before the Western Michigan game, her longest previous outing was just 2.1 innings of work
  • Earns her first Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Northwestern Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Anna Edwards (May 14, 2012)



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

March 10          
PL: Emily Allard, Sr., NU
P: Haylie Wagner, Jr., MICH
F: Nicole Bond, NU