Iowa, Michigan State and Nebraska Earn Big 10 Baseball Weekly Honors

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Hawkeyes’ Adams named Player of the Week; Spartans’ Troop claim Pitcher of the Week honors;

Huskers’ Hagge earns Freshman of the Week recognition

Player of the Week

Jake Adams, Iowa

Jr. – 1B –Brandon, S.D. – Brandon Valley

Led the Hawkeyes to a series win over Illinois

Batted .353 on the week with six hits, eight RBI and five home runs

Tied for first in the NCAA with 24 total home runs this season

Earns the third Player of the Week award of his career and his third of the season

Last Iowa Player of the Week: Jake Adams (May 15, 2017)

Pitcher of the Week

Alex Troop, Michigan State

So. – SP – Batavia, Ill. – Marmion Academy

Pitched 8.0 innings, leading the Spartans to a 6-1 victory over Michigan

Struck out a career-high 10 batters, while allowing a career-low two hits

Collects his first career Pitcher of the Week honor

Last Michigan State Pitcher of the Week: Dakota Mekkes (March 28, 2016)

Freshman of the Week

Mojo Hagge, Nebraska

OF – Omaha, Neb. – Skutt

Led the Cornhuskers to a series win over Penn State, clinching the Big Ten Championship for Nebraska for the first time

Hit .462 on the week, including three RBI, a double and a triple on four total hits

Earns the first Freshman of the Week award of his career

Last Nebraska Freshman of the Week: Matt Waldron (May 24, 2016)

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