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Michigan, Michigan State and Ohio State Take Home Big Ten Weekly Baseball Awards

March 25, 2013
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Player of the Week

Kirby Pellant, Ohio State

SS - Sr. - Chandler, Ariz. - Corona Del Sol



*         Hit .667 (6-for-9) with one home run, a double, seven RBI, two runs scored
and four walks as Ohio State went 3-0 against Purdue

*         Drove in at least two runs in each game, including a three-RBI effort in
the series opener

*         Went 4-for-4 in the second game with two RBI, a double and one run scored

*         Reached base at a .769 clip and slugged 1.111 in the series combining for
an OPS of 1.880

*         Earns his first career Player of the Week award

*         Last Ohio State Player of the Week: Aaron Gretz (Feb. 25, 2013)



Pitcher of the Week

Chase Rihtarchik, Michigan State

RHP - Jr. - Rochester, Mich. - Brother Rice



*         Threw a complete-game no-hitter to lead Michigan State to a 3-2 win over
Oakland, both of the Grizzlies' runs were unearned

*         Recorded three strikeouts and allowed only three walks on 122 pitches

*         Earns his first career Pitcher of the Week award

*         Last Michigan State Pitcher of the Week: Tony Bucciferro (May 14, 2012)



Freshman of the Week

Evan Hill, Michigan

LHP - Mt. Pleasant, Mich. - Mt. Pleasant



*         Tossed a complete-game to lead Michigan to a 6-1 victory against Western
Illinois

*         Allowed only one run on one hit and struck out seven against the Leathernecks

*         Earns his second Freshman of the Week award

*         Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Evan Hill (March 4, 2013)





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



Feb. 25

Pl:           Aaron Gretz, So., OSU

Pi:           Brad Goldberg, Sr., OSU

F:            Troy Kuhn, OSU



March 4

Pl:           Michael O'Neill, Jr., MICH

Pi:           Ben Meyer, So., MINN

F:            Evan Hill, MICH



March 11

Pl:           Kyle Schwarber, So., IND

Pi:           Tom Windle, Jr., MINN

F:            Jacob Bosiokovic, OSU



March 18

Pl:           Blaise Salter, So., MSU

Pi:           Ben Meyer, So., MINN

F:            Zach Jones, NU

F:            Jordan Minch, PUR



March 25

Pl:           Kirby Pellant, Sr., OSU

Pi:           Chase Rihtarchik, Jr., MSU

F:            Evan Hill, MICH


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