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Iowa and Michigan Claim Baseball Weekly Accolades

Hawkeyes’ Adreon named Player of the Week; Wolverines’ Kauffmann claimed Pitcher of the Week recognition; Hawkeyes’ Sher tabbed Freshman of the Week

Player of the Week

Zeb Adreon, Iowa

1B/OF – Jr. – Pleasantville, Iowa – Pleasantville – Interdepartmental Studies

Helped the Hawkeyes to a 3-1 record on the week, posting victories against Milwaukee and Ohio State

Hit .556 on the week with five hits, five RBI, three doubles and three runs scored, including his first career home run

Registered a .600 on-base percentage and 1.222 slugging percentage

Wins his first career Big Ten Player of the Week award

Last Iowa Big Ten Player of the Week: Jake Adams (May 22, 2017)

Pitcher of the Week

Karl Kauffmann, Michigan

RHP – Jr. – Bloomfield Hills, Mich. – Brother Rice – Sports Management

Led the Wolverines to a Big Ten series sweep of Rutgers with an eight-inning shutout win on Friday

Struck out five batters and scattered two hits, allowing no runs with one walk in 8.0 innings of work

Allowed just a pair of infield singles to improve to 7-3 on the season

Records his second career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor and first since March 6, 2018

Last Michigan Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Tommy Henry (March 4, 2019)

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

Hit .400, with three runs scored, two RBI, one double, one homer and two stolen bases

Posted career highs with three hits against Milwaukee and his first career home run against Ohio State

Wins his first Big Ten Freshman of the Week award

Last Iowa Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Robert Neustrom (March 28, 2016)

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