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Illini’s Yalowitz named Player of the Week; Hoosiers’ Milto and Huskers’ Fisher claim Co-Pitcher of the Week recognition; Terrapins’ Costes tabbed Freshman of the Week

Player of the Week

Jack Yalowitz, Illinois

OF – Sr. – Chicago, Ill. – Loyola Academy – Sports Management

Helped the Fighting Illini hand Grand Canyon its first Friday night loss of the year en route to a weekend sweep

Tallied six RBI on seven hits and a career-high four runs while batting .583 on the week

Hit a pair of home runs and a double as he registered a .583 on-base percentage and 1.167 slugging percentage

Wins his first career Big Ten Player of the Week award

Last Illinois Big Ten Player of the Week: Bren Spillane (April 2, 2018)

Co-Pitchers of the Week

Pauly Milto, Indiana

P – Sr. – Greenwood, Ind. – Roncalli – Exercise Science

Pitched 8.0 no-hit innings against Washington at T-Mobile Park in Seattle on Friday, allowing just one hit in the Hoosiers’ 1-0 victory

Finished with six strikeouts for his 11th career game in which he went at least six innings while allowing zero earned runs, and his 19th career quality start in 29 starts

Improved to 3-1 on the season with a 1.86 ERA, allowing 17 hits in 29 innings with 29 strikeouts and just three walks

The two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree records his second career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor and first since Feb. 26, 2018

Last Indiana Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Jonathan Stiever (March 19, 2018)

Nate Fisher, Nebraska

P – Sr. – Yutan, Neb. – Yutan – Finance

Threw eight scoreless innings at No. 21 Baylor on Saturday, allowing just one hit in the Huskers’ 2-0 victory

Pitched a career-high 8.0 innings and finished with six strikeouts, just one shy of his career high

Improved to 2-1 on the season, with 18 strikeouts in 20.0 innings pitched

The two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree records his first career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor

Last Nebraska Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Luis Alvarado (March 12, 2018)

Freshman of the Week

Maxwell Costes, Maryland

1B/DH – Baltimore, Md. – The Gilman School – Letters & Sciences

Helped the Terrapins to a 3-1 record on the weekend, posting a pair of victories over Stetson and a win over Delaware

Hit the first two home runs of his career and notched a career-high five RBIs in the Saturday game against Stetson, including a three-run double to give the Terps the lead

Finished the week with seven RBI and now leads the conference with 15 RBI and ranks third with 28 total bases

Wins his second Big Ten Freshman of the Week award

Last Maryland Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Maxwell Costes (Feb. 25, 2019