Illinois, Iowa, and Michigan Earn Big 10 Baseball Weekly Honors

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Wolverines’ Kerr named Player of the Week;

Hawkeyes’ Gallagher claims Pitcher of the Week recognition;

Illini’s Massey earns Freshman of the Week honors

Player of the Week

Jimmy Kerr, Michigan

So. – INF – Scottsdale, Ariz. – Notre Dame Prep

Propelled the Wolverines to a series win over Rutgers

Led Michigan in hitting for the week, batting .700 with seven hits, three RBI and three runs scored

Earns the first Player of the Week award of his career

Last Michigan Player of the Week: Drew Lugbauer (April 3, 2017)

Pitcher of the Week

Nick Gallagher, Iowa

Jr. – SP – Iowa City, Iowa – Iowa City West

Pitched 8.0 innings to lead the Hawkeyes to a 4-2 win over Penn State

Struck out a career high 10 batters, while allowing only three hits and one earned run

Collects his first career Pitcher of the Week honor

Last Iowa Pitcher of the Week: Zach Daniels (March 27, 2017)

Freshman of the Week

Michael Massey, Illinois

2B – Palos Park, Ill. – Brother Rice

Hit .526 on the week, scoring four runs, belting one home run and adding three RBI on 10 hits

Extended his hitting streak to 13 games

Earns the second-straight and second overall Freshman of the Week award of his career

Last Illinois Freshman of the Week: Michael Massey (April 24, 2017)

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