Illinois and Michigan Earn Big 10 Baseball Weekly Honors

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Wolverines’ Lugbauer named Player of the Week; Illini’s Weber earns Pitcher and Freshman of the Week honors

Player of the Week

Drew Lugbauer, Michigan

Jr. – C/3B – Pleasant Valley, N.Y. – Arlington

Led the Wolverines to a 5-0 week, including a conference series sweep over Penn State and wins versus Toledo and Central Michigan

Batted .632 on the week with 12 hits, 13 RBI and nine runs scored

Belted three home runs on the week, including two in a 15-2 win over Penn State

Earns the first Player of the Week award of his career

Last Michigan Player of the Week: Cody Bruder (May 24, 2016)

Pitcher and Freshman of the Week

Ty Weber, Illinois

Fr. – P – Menomonee Falls, Wis. – Menomonee Falls

Pitched a complete game to lead Illinois to a 2-1 win over Indiana State

Recorded a career-high seven strikeouts, allowing just one earned run and one walk

Retired 15 straight batters from the fourth inning to the ninth inning

Collects his first career Pitcher of the Week honor

Earns his first Freshman of the Week award of his career

Last Illinois Pitcher of the Week: Cody Sedlock (May 10, 2016)

Last Illinois Freshman of the Week: Ryne Roper (April 21, 2014)

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