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Northwestern and Illinois Collect Weekly Softball Honors

May 5, 2014
INDIANA SPORTS PAGE



Player of the Week



Mari Majam, Northwestern

Sr., OF, Pine Valley, Calif./Mountain Empire



*        Batted .700 with seven hits, five RBI, five runs scored and five stolen
bases in leading Northwestern to a 3-1 record last week, including a weekend sweep
of Michigan State

*        Drew four walks on the week and tallied an on-base percentage of .800

*        Went 1-for-1 from the plate against DePaul, while collecting an RBI and a
stolen base

*        In the series opener against the Spartans, tallied two hits, drove in three
runs and scored a run

*        Collected three hits and drove in one run in the second game against
Michigan State, while also stealing two bases

*        In the series finale, tallied one hit, scored a run, stole two bases and
drew a pair of walks

*        Earns her second career Big Ten Player of the Week honor

*        Last Northwestern Big Ten Player of the Week: Emily Allard (March 10, 2014)





Pitcher and Freshman of the Week



Brandi Needham, Illinois

Fr., LHP, Dripping Springs, Texas/Dripping Springs



*        Picked up two complete-game wins in a weekend sweep over Penn State

*        Pitched 14.0 innings, conceded one earned run and allowed one walk

*        Hurled a five-hit shutout with two strikeouts and zero walks in the series
opener against the Nittany Lions

*        Scattered four hits and allowed just one run in Sunday's series finale

*        Earns her first career Pitcher of the Week honor and first Freshman of the
Week plaudit

*        Last Illinois Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Shelese Arnold (April 22, 2013)

*        Last Illinois Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Allie Bauch (April 29, 2013)


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