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Wildcats’ Dunn named Player of the Week; Illini’s Fisher claimed Pitcher of the Week recognition; Hawkeyes’ Sher tabbed Freshman of the Week

Player of the Week

Jack Dunn, Northwestern

SS – Sr. – Alpharetta, Ga. – Blessed Trinity – Economics

Helped the Wildcats to a 3-0 record on the week, including a midweek win over top-30 RPI squad Illinois State and a pair of victories against Nebraska

Hit .615 on the week with eight hits, six RBI, two doubles and two runs scored

Registered a .615 on-base percentage and .769 slugging percentage

The two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree wins his first career Big Ten Player of the Week award

Last Northwestern Big Ten Player of the Week: Joe Hoscheit (April 24, 2017)

Pitcher of the Week

Andy Fisher, Illinois

LHP – Sr. – Bowling Green, Ohio – Bowling Green – Finance

Threw eight shutout innings against No. 19 Indiana, the national leader in home runs

Retired 14 batters in a row from the third through seventh innings on Friday to help the Fighting Illini to a series victory

Tied a season high with nine strikeouts, while only allowing two base runners to reach scoring position

The Academic All-Big Ten honoree records his firsr career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor

Last Illinois Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Ty Weber (April 3, 2017)

Freshman of the Week

Brendan Sher, Iowa

IF – Indianola, Iowa – Indianola – Sport and Recreation Management

Recorded a pair of multi-hit games to lead the Hawkeyes to a 3-1 record on the week

Tied a career-high with two three-hit games, while hitting .538 on the week, with four runs scored and a triple

Helped Iowa to its sixth straight series win and its fourth series victory over a ranked opponent

Wins his second Big Ten Freshman of the Week award in as many weeks

Last Iowa Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Brendan Sher (April 29, 2019)