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Michigan and Nebraska Earn Weekly Baseball Honors

Wolverines’ Burton named Player of the Week; Huskers’ Povich voted Pitcher of the Week; Huskers’ Anderson earned Freshman of the Week

 

 

Player of the Week
Ted Burton, Michigan
2B – So. – Huntington Beach, Calif. – Edison

 

  • Batted .583 (7-for-12) with three doubles and a home run to help Michigan win the weekend series vs. No. 21 Indiana
  • Finished with a 1.083 slugging percentage and a .615 on-base percentage on the weekend
  • Gave the Wolverines an early lead on Friday with a solo homer, finishing with two hits and two RBI in the win
  • Wins his first career Big Ten Player of the Week award
  • Last Michigan Big Ten Player of the Week: Jonathan Engelmann (April 23, 2018)

 

Pitcher of the Week
Cade Povich, Nebraska

P – Jr. – Bellevue, Neb. – Bellevue West

 

  • Tossed 7.0 shutout innings and allowed just two hits in a series-opening win against Northwestern on May 14
  • Struck out five and faced more than the minimum in an inning just once when he stranded a two-out double in the fourth
  • Gave up a two-out single in the fifth, but then picked off the runner, and also erased a leadoff runner in the sixth with a pickoff after he reached on an error
  • Wins his second career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week award
  • Last Nebraska Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Cade Povich (March 30, 2021)

 

Freshman of the Week
Max Anderson, Nebraska

3B – Omaha, Neb. – Millard West

 

  • Went 7-for-10 (.700) at the plate with two doubles in a two-game sweep of Northwestern
  • Finished with a 1.167 slugging percentage and a .714 on-base percentage on the weekend
  • Recorded three hits in Friday’s win before notching four on Saturday and finished the series without an error in 13 chances
  • Wins his first Big Ten Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Nebraska Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Leighton Banjoff (March 2, 2020)

 

 

 

2021 Baseball Players of the Week

 

March 10

PL: Zaid Walker, So., MSU

P: Tommy Sommer, Jr., IND

F: Jason Savacool, Fr., MD

 

March 16

PL: Benjamin Cowles, Jr., MD

P: McCade Brown, So., IND

F: Josh Rodriguez, Fr., RU

 

March 24

PL: Cam Chick, Jr., NEB

P: Trenton Wallace, Jr., IOWA

F: Jason Savacool, Fr., MD

 

March 30

PL: Shawn Goosenberg, Jr., NU

P: Cade Povich, Jr., NEB

F: Nick Powers, Fr., MSU

F: Ryan Lasko, Fr., RU

 

April 7

PL: Zach Dezenzo, Jr., OSU

P: Seth Lonsway, Jr., OSU

F: Jordan Sweeney, Fr., RU

 

April 13

PL: Shawn Goosenberg, Jr., NU

P: Braydon Tucker, So., IND

F: Ryan Lasko, Fr., RU

 

April 20

PL: Ben Norman, Sr., IOWA

P: Jack Liffrig, So., MINN

F: Ryan Lasko, Fr., RU

 

April 27

PL: Zeb Adreon, Sr., IOWA

P: Riley Gowens, Jr., ILL

P: Sam Benschoter, Sr., MSU

F: Morgan Colopy, Fr., IND

 

May 4
PL: Cole Barr, Jr., IND
P: Brent Teller, Gr., RU
F: Jay Harry, Fr., PSU

 

May 11
PL: Justin Vought, Sr., MD
P: Cameron Weston, So., MICH
F: Jason Savacool, Fr., MD

 

May 18
PL: Ted Burton, So., MICH
P: Cade Povich, Jr., NEB
F: Max Anderson, Fr., NEB