Indiana Sweeps Baseball Weekly Honors

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Indiana Sweeps Baseball Weekly Honors

Hoosiers’ Richardson named Player and Freshman of the Week, while Gordon claimed Pitcher of the Week recognition

 

 

Player and Freshman of the Week
Grant Richardson, Indiana

OF – Fr. – Fishers, Ind. – Fishers – Sport Marketing and Management

 

  • Helped the Hoosiers to a 4-0 record on the week, including a series sweep of Big Ten foe Iowa
  • Tallied 11 RBI on eight hits and scored five runs while batting .471
  • Hit a pair of home runs and two doubles as he registered a .500 on-base percentage and .941 slugging percentage
  • In his first nine career games, he is hitting .417 with 15 hits, 11 runs, three home runs and 17 RBI, tying for second on the team
  • Wins his first career Big Ten Player of the Week award and his first Big Ten Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Indiana Big Ten Player of the Week: Ryan Fineman (March 18, 2019)
  • Last Indiana Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Elijah Dunham (March 6, 2018)

 

Pitcher of the Week
Tanner Gordon, Indiana

P – Jr. – Champaign, Ill. – Champaign Central – Sport Marketing and Management

 

  • Fanned a career-high 12 batters in the Hoosiers’ win against Iowa, besting last’s weeks 10-strikeout effort against Canisius
  • In his last two starts, the junior right-handed pitcher has struck out 22 batters, while allowing just seven hits and two earned runs in 15 innings
  • Records his first career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor
  • Last Indiana Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Pauly Milto (March 11, 2019)

 

 

2019 Baseball Players of the Week

 

Feb. 18

PL: Jaxon Hallmark, So., NEB

P: Grant Judkins, Jr., IOWA

F: Garrett Burhenn, OSU

 

Feb. 25

PL: Maxwell Costes, Fr., MD

P: Tommy Henry, Jr., MICH

F: Maxwell Costes, MD

 

March 4

PL: Matt Gorski, Jr., IND

P: Tommy Henry, Jr., MICH

F: Colby Gomes, NEB

 

March 11

PL: Jack Yalowitz, Sr., ILL

P: Pauly Milto, Sr., IND

P: Nate Fisher, Sr., NEB

F: Maxwell Costes, MD

 

March 18

PL: Ryan Fineman, Sr., IND

P: Max Meyer, So., MINN

F: Zach Dezenzo, OSU

 

March 25

PL: Grant Richardson, Fr., IND

P: Tanner Gordon, Jr., IND

F: Grant Richardson, IND

 

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