Hoosiers’ Dunham named Player of the Week; Hawkeyes’ Judkins claimed Pitcher of the Week; Wildcats’ Hrustic tabbed Freshman of the Week
Player of the Week
Elijah Dunham, Indiana
OF – Jr. – Evansville, Ind. – FJ Reitz – Sport Marketing and Management
Helped the Hoosiers go 3-0 on the weekend, picking up wins against UT Martin, No. 30 South Alabama and Siena
Recorded three RBI on seven hits and scored four runs while batting .636 on the week
Hit two doubles, a home run and had four walks as he registered a .733 on-base percentage and 1.091 slugging percentage
Wins his first career Big Ten Player of the Week award
Last Indiana Big Ten Player of the Week: Grant Richardson (Feb. 17, 2020)
Pitcher of the Week
Grant Judkins, Iowa
P – Sr. – Pella, Iowa – Pella – Finance
Threw six innings of scoreless ball to earn the win against No. 18 Arizona
Allowed just two hits and one walk while striking out six, retiring 11 of the last 12 batters he faced
Owns a 1.64 ERA with 12 strikeouts in 11 innings this season
The two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree records his second career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor
Last Iowa Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Grant Judkins (Feb. 18, 2019)
Freshman of the Week
Stephen Hrustich, Northwestern
OF – Lilburn, Ga. – Parkview – Undecided
Helped the Wildcats to a 2-1 record on the weekend, posting a pair of victories at South Carolina
Registered a .417 batting average on the week with five hits, two RBI, a home run and two walks
Hit his first career home run to cut the deficit to one before throwing a runner out at the plate to preserve a tie ballgame in the bottom of the eighth in Sunday’s 4-3 extra-innings win
Wins his first Big Ten Freshman of the Week award
Last Northwestern Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Quinn Lavelle (April 2, 2018)