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Indiana Sweeps Weekly Softball Awards

Hoosiers’ Tara Trainer and Maddie Westmoreland receive Big Ten’s top honors this week

 

Player and Freshman of the Week

Maddie Westmoreland, Indiana

C/DP – Fr. – Glendale, Ariz. – Sandra Day O’Connor

• Batted .429 with a .500 on-base percentage and 1.429 slugging percentage, two home runs and seven RBI last weekend, helping Indiana to a three-game Big Ten sweep of No. 18/19 Ohio State

• Hit a two-run home run in series opener and added a three-run home run and four RBI in the middle game of the series

• Reached base in all three games of the weekend series

• Earns her first career Player of the Week honor

• Last Indiana Player of the Week: Taylor Uden (March 20, 2017)

• Earns her first career Freshman of the Week honor

• Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Emily Goodin (March 13, 2017)

 

Pitcher of the Week

Tara Trainer, Indiana

RHP – Jr. – Lebanon, Ohio – Lebanon

• Posted a 2-0 record with two complete games, a 0.50 ERA and 21 strikeouts in 14 innings pitched, helping lead Indiana to a three-game conference sweep of Ohio State

• Tossed a two-hit complete game shutout and struck out 12 in series-opening win

• Also went the distance in the series finale, allowing just four hits and one run with nine strikeouts

• Earns her first career Pitcher of the Week honor

• Last Indiana Pitcher of the Week: Morgan Melloh (May 2, 2011)

 

2018 Big Ten Players of the Week

Feb. 12

PL: Dani Wagner, Sr., MINN

PL: Tristen Edwards, So., NEB

P: Shelby McCombs, Sr., OSU

F: Meghan Beaubien, MICH

F: Niki Carver, OSU

 

Feb. 19

PL: Tristen Edwards, So., NEB

P: Meghan Beaubien, Fr., MICH

F: Meghan Beaubien, MICH

 

Feb. 26

PL: Lilli Piper, Jr., OSU

P: Meghan Beaubien, Fr., MICH

F: Meghan Beaubien, MICH

 

March 5

PL: Faith Canfield, Jr., MICH

P: Emily Oestreich, Jr., ILL

F: Rachel Lewis, NU

 

March 12

PL: Rachel Lewis, Fr., NU

P: Allison Doocy, So., IOWA

P: Meghan Beaubien, Fr., MICH

F: Kenna Wilkey, NU

 

March 19

PL: Lilli Piper, Jr., OSU

P: Sarah Schaefer, Fr., MICH

F: Bella Loya, ILL

F: Sarah Schaefer, MICH

 

March 26

PL: Maddie Westmoreland, Fr., IND

P: Tara Trainer, Jr., IND

F: Maddie Westmoreland, IND