Iowa, Nebraska and Ohio State Earn Big Ten Baseball Weekly Honors

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Huskers’ Hallmark named Player of the Week; Hawkeyes’ Judkins claims Pitcher of the Week recognition; Buckeyes’ Burhenn tabbed Freshman of the Week

Player of the Week

Jaxon Hallmark, Nebraska

OF – So. – Midland, Texas – Midland – Sports Media and Communication

Helped the Huskers to a 3-1 record to open the season, posting a trio of victories over UC Riverside

Tallied 10 RBI on 18 hits and scored five runs while batting .444 on the week

Led the Huskers with a .556 slugging percentage and a .474 on-base percentage

Wins his first career Big Ten Player of the Week award

Last Nebraska Big Ten Player of the Week: Scott Schreiber (April 9, 2018)

Pitcher of the Week

Grant Judkins, Iowa

P – Jr. – Pella, Iowa – Pella High School – Finance

Shut down Marshall over six innings on Sunday, not allowing a hit, setting a career high with 11 strikeouts and helping Iowa to a 10-0 victory

Recorded five strikeouts through the first three innings

Overcame back-to-back walks in the sixth inning by escaping the jam with his final two strikeouts

The Academic All-Big Ten honoree records his first career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor

Last Iowa Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Nick Allgeyer (April 30, 2018)

Freshman of the Week

Garrett Burhenn, Ohio State

P – Indianapolis, Ind. – Lawrence North – Health Professions Exploration

Threw eight scoreless innings allowing one hit with six strikeouts and no walks to help the Buckeyes to a 6-0 victory against Seton Hall on Saturday

Faced the minimum through eight innings to claim his first career win

Became the first Buckeye pitcher to toss at least seven innings in a debut since Brad Goldberg threw seven innings in his debut vs. St. John’s on Feb. 17, 2013

Wins his first Big Ten Freshman of the Week award

Last Ohio State Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Brady Cherry (Feb. 29, 2016)

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