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Terrapins’ Cowles named Player of the Week; Hoosiers’ Brown earned Pitcher of the Week; Scarlet Knights’ Rodriguez tabbed Freshman of the Week

Player of the Week

Benjamin Cowles, Maryland

SS – Jr. – Newark, N.Y. – Newark

Delivered a 1.500 slugging percentage to help the Terrapins split the series vs. Rutgers

Went 6-for-14 at the plate, with six runs scored, eight RBI and five home runs

Leads the team in batting average (.375), runs scored (8), hits (9), home runs (6) and RBI (11)

Wins his first career Big Ten Player of the Week award

Last Maryland Big Ten Player of the Week: AJ Lee (May 20, 2019)

Pitcher of the Week

McCade Brown, Indiana

P – So. – Normal, Ill. – Normal West

Tossed seven shutout innings in Saturday’s 8-0 victory over Penn State

Matched the Indiana school record with a career-high 16 strikeouts

Struck out every Penn State starter at least once in the victory, sitting 15-straight Nittany Lions and posting 13 strikeouts and two groundouts in the stretch

Wins his first career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week award

Last Indiana Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Tommy Sommer (March 10, 2021)

Freshman of the Week

Josh Rodriguez, Rutgers

OF – Belleville, N.J. – St. Joseph’s Regional [Montvale]

Helped the Scarlet Knights to a series split at Maryland last weekend

Registered a .389 batting average on the week as the leadoff hitter with seven hits, five runs, four RBI, two doubles, two home runs and a stolen base

Recorded a .421 on-base percentage and .833 slugging percentage

Wins his first Big Ten Freshman of the Week award

Last Rutgers Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Harry Rutkowski (March 26, 2018)