Michigan and Minnesota Earn Big 10 Baseball Weekly Honors

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Golden Gophers’ Coffey and Schulze named Player of the Week and Freshman of the Week, respectively; Wolverines’ Jaskie claims Pitcher of the Week honors

Player of the Week

Micah Coffey, Minnesota

Jr. – 3B – Batavia, Ill. – Central

Led the Golden Gophers to a 4-1 week, including a victory over Georgia State and a series sweep against Penn State

Batted .550 on the week with 11 hits, 10 RBI, one home run and nine runs scored

Hit for the cycle in the victory over Penn State on Saturday, becoming the first Minnesota player to achieve the feat since 2002

Earns the first Player of the Week award of his career

Last Minnesota Player of the Week: Austin Athmann (April 25, 2016)

Pitcher of the Week

Oliver Jaskie, Michigan

Jr. – SP – Ada, Mich. – Grandville

Pitched a complete-game shutout, leading the Wolverines to a 6-0 victory over Ohio State

Struck out a career-high 14 batters, while allowing seven hits

Collects his fourth career Pitcher of the Week honor

Last Michigan Pitcher of the Week: Oliver Jaskie (Feb. 27, 2017)

Freshman of the Week

Brett Schulze, Minnesota

SP – Maple Grove, Minn. – Maple Grove

Led the Golden Gophers to a win over Penn State

Struck out four batters in 7.0 innings of work, while only allowing one run on four hits

Earns the first Freshman of the Week award of his career

Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Jordan Kozicky (April 17, 2017)

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