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Iowa, Michigan and Ohio State Earn Weekly Softball Awards

Hawkeyes’ Allison Doocy, Wolverines’ Lou Allan and Buckeyes’ Lilli Piper receive Big Ten’s top honors this week

 

Player of the Week

Lilli Piper, Ohio State

SS – Jr. – Norton, Ohio – Walsh Jesuit

• Batted .667 with a .750 on-base percentage and a 1.778 slugging percentage, along with three home runs, nine RBI and three runs scored to pace No. 23/24 Ohio State to a sweep of a Big Ten road series at Rutgers

• Hit a pair of two-run home runs in Sunday’s series finale, tying her season high with four RBI

• Also had a season-high four RBI and a home run in Friday’s series opener

• Earns her fourth career Player of the Week honor and third this season

• Last Ohio State Player of the Week: Lilli Piper (March 19, 2018)

 

Pitcher of the Week

Allison Doocy, Iowa

RHP – So. – Ankeny, Iowa – Ankeny

• Went 2-0 in the circle last weekend with two complete games and a 1.50 ERA, striking out 18 in 14 innings to help Iowa sweep its Big Ten home series against Wisconsin

• Tossed a one-hit shutout with 12 strikeouts in Friday’s series opener

• Added a complete-game victory in Sunday’s series finale, striking out six

• Earns her second career Pitcher of the Week honor and second this season

• Last Iowa Pitcher of the Week: Allison Doocy (March 12, 2018)

 

Freshman of the Week

Lou Allan, Michigan

DP – Hesperia, Calif. – Oak Hills

• Batted .429 with a .556 on-base percentage and a 1.429 slugging percentage, including two home runs and four RBI last weekend in No. 17/16 Michigan’s three-game sweep at Big Ten foe Penn State

• Hit her first collegiate home run in Friday’s series opener

• Followed that up with a two-run home run in the seventh inning of Saturday’s game, breaking a scoreless tie

• Earns her first career Freshman of the Week honor

• Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Meghan Beaubien (April 2, 2018)

 

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

 

April 2

PL: Tera Blanco, Sr., MICH

P: Meghan Beaubien, Fr., MICH

F: Meghan Beaubien, MICH

F: Rachel Lewis, NU

 

April 9

PL: Lilli Piper, Jr., OSU

P: Allison Doocy, So., IOWA

F: Lou Allan, MICH