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Indiana, Ohio State and Purdue Earn First Baseball Weekly Awards of 2013 Season

February 19, 2013

Player of the Week

Sam Travis, Indiana

1B - So. - Orland Park, Ill. - Providence Catholic

*         Hit .583 (7-for-12), reached base at a .706 clip and slugged 1.167 to
combine for an OPS of 1.873 as Indiana went 2-1 in the Big East/Big Ten Challenge
with wins over No. 4 Louisville and South Florida

*         Recorded a hit in all three contests, including three-hit efforts against
Connecticut and South Florida

*         Belted three doubles against the Bulls and a home run against the Huskies

*         Earns his second career Player of the Week award

*         Last Indiana Player of the Week: Justin Cureton (April 30, 2012)

Pitcher of the Week

Brad Goldberg, Ohio State

RHP - Sr. - Beachwood, Ohio - Beachwood

*         Tossed seven shutout innings to lead Ohio State to a 3-1 win over St.
John's in the Big East/Big Ten Challenge

*         Allowed just two hits and struck out seven against the Red Storm, allowing
just one runner past second base

*         Earns his first career Pitcher of the Week honor

*         Last Ohio State Pitcher of the Week: Alex Wimmers (April 12, 2010)

Co-Freshman of the Week

Evan Bell, Indiana

RHP - Leawood, Kan. - Blue Valley

*         Came on in relief to throw four scoreless innings and secure a 2-0 victory
over No. 4 Louisville

*         Allowed just two hits while striking out a pair to earn the win

*         Earns his first career weekly honor

*         Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Kyle Schwarber (May 21, 2012)

Josh Estill, Purdue

DH/C/1B - Carlsbad, Calif. - Santa Fe Christian

*         Hit .467 (7-for-15) and reached base at a .529 clip over four games at the
Big East/Big Ten Challenge

*         Hit safely in each of his first four collegiate games, recording multiple
hits against Connecticut and No. 4 Louisville

*         Collects his first weekly conference award

*         Last Purdue Freshman of the Week: N/A

2013 Big Ten Baseball Players of the Week

Feb. 18

Pl:           Sam Travis, So., IND

Pi:           Brad Goldberg, Sr., OSU

F:            Evan Bell, IND

F:            Josh Estill, PUR

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