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May 13, 2014

Player of the Week

Sam Travis, Indiana

Jr., 1B, Orland Park, Ill./Providence Catholic

*         Hit three home runs, drove in six runs and scored seven times in three
games against Penn State last week, helping Indiana clinch at least a share of the
Big Ten Championship

*         Had a home run in each game of the series, belting solo homers in the
first and second games and a two-run long ball in the finale, finishing the week
with a 1.071 slugging percentage

*         Had multiple runs scored in each game of the series, including three in
the opener, recorded two RBI in the series' second game and three RBI on Sunday

*         Wins his sixth career Big Ten Player of the Week award

*         Last Indiana Big Ten Player of the Week: Brad Hartong (April 28, 2014)

Pitcher of the Week

Evan Hill, Michigan

So., LHP, Mt. Pleasant, Mich./Mt. Pleasant

*         Threw 12 shutout innings with eight strikeouts and just five hits over two
outings last week, helping Michigan post wins over Central Michigan and Ohio State

*         Pitched four hitless innings against Central Michigan on Tuesday, striking
out five batters

*         Totaled eight innings, while scattering five hits to earn the win on
Saturday against the Buckeyes

*         Records his first career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor

*         Last Michigan Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Brandon Sinnery (May 2, 2012)

Co-Freshmen of the Week

Brett Adcock, Michigan

LHP, Kawkawlin, Mich./Bay City Western

*         Appeared in two games for Michigan last week, making his third career
start in which he threw eight shutout innings against Ohio State on Sunday

*         Pitched one inning of relief against Oakland on Wednesday, striking out two

*         Scattered just two hits in earning the win against the Buckeyes, striking
out seven in eight scoreless innings to finish the week with a spotless ERA

*         Wins his first career Big Ten Freshman of the Week award

*         Last Michigan Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Jackson Lamb (Feb. 18)

Tanner Tully, Ohio State

LHP, Elkhart, Ind./Central

*         Notched a complete-game shutout on Friday against Michigan to help Ohio
State to a 1-0 victory in the series opener, scattering just seven hits

*         Tossed a career-best nine innings to record his seventh start of at least
seven innings during Big Ten play

*         Allowed only two runners to reach second base to improve his record to 6-2
on the year, and lower his ERA to a Big Ten-best 1.79

*         Claims his second Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor

*         Last Ohio State Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Tanner Tully (March 24, 2014)

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