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Maryland and Michigan Earn Baseball Weekly Honors

Maryland’s Watson named Player of the Week; Michigan’s Vancena earns Pitcher of the Week recognition; Wolverines’ Nwogu tabbed Freshman of the Week

 

Player of the Week
Will Watson, Maryland

OF – Sr. – Monroe, La. – Neville

 

  • Recorded four multi-hit games to help the Terrapins go a combined 4-0 against Towson and Rutgers last week
  • Tallied 12 RBI on nine hits and scored six runs while batting .500 on the week
  • Hit a trio of home runs and a double as he registered a .526 on-base percentage and 1.056 slugging percentage
  • His two home runs in an inning tied the NCAA record for home runs in an inning
  • Wins his first career Big Ten Player of the Week award
  • Last Maryland Big Ten Player of the Week: Zach Jancarski (March 13, 2017)

 

Pitcher of the Week
Jayce Vancena, Michigan

P – Sr. – Millbury, Ohio – Lake

 

  • Earned two of Michigan’s three wins last week, helping the Wolverines defeat Illinois and Michigan State
  • Tossed a career-high 6.1 relief innings against the Spartans and threw two scoreless innings of extra-inning relief against the Illini
  • Registered five strikeouts in 8.1 innings
  • Records his first career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor
  • Last Michigan Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Karl Kauffmann (March 6, 2018)

 

Freshman of the Week
Jordan Nwogu, Michigan

OF – Fr. – Ann Arbor, Mich. – Pioneer

 

  • Recorded hits in four of five games last week, helping the Wolverines pick up wins against Central Michigan, Michigan State and Illinois
  • Led the Wolverines with a 1.235 slugging percentage, .636 on-base percentage and a .529 batting average
  • Paced Michigan in hits (9), RBI (6) and runs scored (5), including a double, a triple and three home runs
  • Wins his second Big Ten Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Michigan Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Jesse Franklin (April 23, 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

 

May 7

PL: Terrin Vavra, Jr., MINN

P: Patrick Fredrickson, Fr., MINN

F: Patrick Fredrickson, Fr., MINN

 

May 14

PL: Will Watson, Sr., MD

P: Jayce Vancena, Sr., MICH

F: Jordan Nwogu, MICH