Nebraska and Wisconsin Win Weekly Softball Accolades

March 11, 2013

Player of the Week
Michelle Mueller, Wisconsin
Jr., 3B, La Crosse, Wis./La Crosse, Wis.
• Led Wisconsin to a perfect 4-0 weekend, recording two hits in every game to finish with a .615 average
• Finished with seven RBI over the weekend, driving in at least one run in each game, capped with a three-RBI effort against Eastern Kentucky in the weekend finale
• Belted three doubles on the weekend, leading to an .846 slugging percentage
• Wins her first Big Ten Player of the Week honor
• Last Wisconsin Big Ten Player of the Week: Mary Massei (Feb. 25, 2013)

Pitcher of the Week
Meghan McIntosh, Wisconsin
Sr., LHP, Sierra Vista, Ariz./Buena
• Threw her first career no-hitter in the second of two victories over the weekend, finishing with a spotless ERA and 17 strikeouts
• Struck out nine against just one walk and four hits against Belmont, pitching seven shutout innings in the win
• Held Eastern Kentucky hitless in her second appearance of the weekend, striking out eight against just three walks
• Wins her first career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor
• Last Wisconsin Pitcher of the Week: Cassandra Darrah (Feb. 11, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Dawna Tyson, Nebraska
DP, Corona, Calif./Corona
• Appeared in the second game of Nebraska’s double header against Wichita State, helping the Huskers to a 9-0 victory
• Finished 2-for-2 at the plate with a home run and three RBI, while also scoring two runs
• Totaled a slugging percentage of 2.500 and combined for an OPS of 3.500
• Wins her first Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
• Last Nebraska Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Emily Lockman (March 4, 2013)