Michigan, Northwestern and Wisconsin Earn Weekly Conference Softball Honors

Michigan's Sierra Romero was named Big Ten Co-Player and Freshman of the Week on Monday.

April 8, 2013

Co-Player and Freshman of the Week
Sierra Romero, Michigan
SS, Murrieta, Calif./Vista Murrieta
• Drove in at least two runs and scored at least once in each game of Michigan’s sweep of Ohio State last weekend
• Was .667 from the plate on 6-of-9 hitting, scoring four runs and driving in nine – including four in the series opener and three in the finale
• Homered in the series opener, one of three hits on the day, en route to slugging 1.111 on the week and finishing with a .727 on-base percentage
• Wins her second Big Ten Player of the Week honor
• Claims her fifth Big Ten Freshman of the Week award
• Last Michigan Big Ten Player of the Week: Sierra Romero (March 25, 2013)
• Last Michigan Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Sierra Romero (April 1, 2013)

Co-Player of the Week
Mari Majam, Northwestern
Jr., OF, Pine Valley, Calif./Mountain Empire
• Hit .778 from the plate in a weekend series sweep against Illinois, driving in five runs and scoring four times in combining for an OPS of 2.022
• Had multiple hits in every game, including a perfect 3-for-3 in the series finale in which she also scored a run and stole a base
• Recorded her first home run of the season in the series’ second game, belting a second-inning grand slam before adding another run in the fifth.
• Takes home her first Big Ten Player of the Week honor
• Last Northwestern Big Ten Player of the Week: Amy Letourneau (April 1, 2013)

Pitcher of the Week
Megan McIntosh, Wisconsin
Sr., LHP, Sierra Vista, Ariz./Buena
• Became just the second Wisconsin pitcher in school history to throw two no-hitters when she accomplished the feat against Minnesota
• Pitched six hitless innings in the second game of the series while striking out eight
• Posts her second no-hitter of the season after having previously accomplished the feat on March 10 against Eastern Kentucky
• Wins her second career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor and second this season
• Last Wisconsin Pitcher of the Week: Cassandra Darrah (March 25, 2013)