Iowa, Minnesota and Purdue Earn Baseball Weekly Honors

Purdue’s Dalesandro named Player of the Week; Iowa’s Allgeyer earns Pitcher of the Week recognition; Minnesota’s Fredrickson tabbed Freshman of the Week

 

Player of the Week
Nick Dalesandro, Purdue

C – Jr. – Plainfield, Ill. – Joliet Catholic

 

  • Recorded a pair of three-hit games to help the Boilermakers go 5-0 on the week, including wins over Chicago State, No. 15 Indiana and a series sweep against Rutgers
  • Reached base safely in 14 of his 22 plate appearances, including nine times in the Rutgers series
  • Caught all but one inning as Purdue surrendered just eight runs in 45 innings (1.40 ERA) during its 5-0 week
  • Hit a pair of doubles and stole four bases as he registered a .636 on-base percentage and .667 slugging percentage
  • Wins his first career Big Ten Player of the Week award
  • Last Purdue Big Ten Player of the Week: Jacson McGowan (Feb. 19, 2018)

 

Pitcher of the Week

Nick Allgeyer, Iowa

P – Jr. – St. Louis, Mo. – St. John Vianney

 

  • Tossed 7.0 innings, leading Iowa to a 4-2 victory over Big Ten-leading Michigan last week
  • Scattered five hits and allowed one earned run in the start to notch his 10th straight quality start
  • Tied a career high with eight strikeouts, his fourth eight-strikeout game of the season
  • Records his second career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor
  • Last Iowa Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Nick Allgeyer (April 16, 2018)

 

Freshman of the Week
Patrick Fredrickson, Minnesota

P – Fr. – Gig Harbor, Wash. – Gig Harbor

 

  • Matched his season high with seven strikeouts in 8.0 innings pitched to help Minnesota defeat Ohio State 2-1
  • Scattered eight hits, all singles, and did not allow a walk as he out-dueled the Buckeyes’ Ryan Feltner
  • Wins his third Big Ten Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Minnesota Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Patrick Fredrickson (April 9, 2018)

 

2018 Baseball Players of the Week

 

Feb. 19

PL: Jacson McGowan, Jr., PUR

P: Taylor Bloom, Sr., MD

F: Eric Heatter, RU

 

Feb. 26

PL: Terrin Vavra, Jr., MINN

P: Pauly Milto, Jr., IND

F: Bo Hofstra, PUR

 

March 6

PL: Michael Massey, So., ILL

PL: Matt Gorski, So., IND

P: Karl Kauffmann, So., MICH

F: Elijah Dunham, IND

 

March 12

PL: Doran Turchin, Jr., ILL

P: Luis Alvarado, Sr., NEB

F: Mason Erla, MSU

 

March 19

PL: Bren Spillane, Jr., ILL

P: Jonathan Stiever, Jr., IND

F: Jordan Nwogu, MICH

 

March 26

PL: Bren Spillane, Jr., ILL

PL: Jonathan Engelmann, Jr., MICH

P: Brady Schanuel, Jr., IOWA

P: Hunter Parsons, Jr., MD

F: Patrick Fredrickson, MINN

F: Harry Rutkowski, RU

 

April 2

PL: Bren Spillane, Jr., ILL

P: Quinn Lavelle, Fr., NU

F: Jesse Franklin, MICH

 

April 9

PL: Scott Schreiber, Sr., NEB

P: Patrick Fredrickson, Fr., MINN

F: Patrick Fredrickson, Fr., MINN

 

April 16

PL: Micah Coffey, Sr., MINN

PL: Jesse Franklin, Fr., MICH

P: Nick Allgeyer, Jr., IOWA

F: Jesse Franklin, Fr., MICH

 

April 23

PL: Jonathan Engelmann, Jr., MICH

P: Ross Learnard, Sr., PUR

F: Jesse Franklin, Fr., MICH

 

April 30

PL: Nick Dalesandro, Jr., PUR

P: Nick Allgeyer, Jr., IOWA

F: Patrick Fredrickson, Fr., MINN