Maryland, Minnesota and Northwestern Earn Big 10 Baseball Weekly Honors

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Wildcats’ Hoscheit named Player of the Week; Terrapins’ Shaffer claims Pitcher of the Week recognition;

Golden Gophers’ Kozicky earns Freshman of the Week honors

Player of the Week

Joe Hoscheit, Northwestern

Sr. – OF/DH – St. Charles, Ill. – St. Charles East

Led the Wildcats to a 3-2 week, including victories over Bradley, Illinois and Western Michigan

Batted .588 on the week with 10 hits, nine RBI, two home runs and five runs scored

Earns the first Player of the Week award of his career

Last Northwestern Player of the Week: Jake Straub (April 8, 2013)

Pitcher of the Week

Brian Shaffer, Maryland

Jr. – SP – Pylesville, Md. – North Harford

Earned a 2-1 series-opening win over Penn State

Struck out a career high 11 batters in 8.1 innings of work, while allowing just one hit and one earned run

Collects his third career Pitcher of the Week honor

Last Maryland Pitcher of the Week: Brian Shaffer (March 20, 2017)

Freshman of the Week

Jordan Kozicky, Minnesota

INF – Minneapolis, Minn. – Minneapolis Southwest

Led the Golden Gophers to a pair of wins over Indiana and North Dakota State

Hit .615 on the week, scoring four runs, belting one home run and adding three RBI on nine hits

Earns the first Freshman of the Week award of his career

Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Connor Schaefbauer (April 29, 2013)

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