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Wolverines’ Meghan Beaubien and Tera Blanco and Wildcats’ Rachel Lewis receive Big Ten’s top honors this week

Player of the Week

Tera Blanco, Michigan

1B/RHP – Sr. – Huntington Beach, Calif. – Marina

Batted .600 with a .692 on-base percentage and a 1.500 slugging percentage last week while registering three home runs, 10 RBI and five runs scored in four Michigan wins, including a Big Ten series sweep of Purdue

Had three hits, including two home runs (her second career multi-home run game), and four RBI in middle game of Purdue series

Added a grand slam in the series finale against the Boilermakers, finishing with a .750 batting average, an .818 on-base percentage and a 1.875 slugging percentage during the conference series

Earns her first career Player of the Week honor

Last Michigan Player of the Week: Faith Canfield (March 5, 2018)

Pitcher and Co-Freshman of the Week

Meghan Beaubien, Michigan

LHP – Fr. – Newport, Mich. – Saint Mary Catholic Central

Went 4-0 in the circle with a 0.00 ERA last week, allowing just two hits and striking out 25 in 17.1 innings pitched as the Wolverines won all four games they played, including a Big Ten series sweep of Purdue

Tossed her second no-hitter of the season in the series opener against Purdue, striking out eight

Contributed to a midweek no-hitter against Detroit Mercy with nine strikeouts in the first four innings of a five-inning run-rule victory

Earns her fourth career Pitcher of the Week honor

Last Michigan Pitcher of the Week: Sarah Schaefer (March 19, 2018)

Earns her fourth career Freshman of the Week honor

Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Sarah Schaefer (March 19, 2018)

Co-Freshman of the Week

Rachel Lewis, Northwestern

2B – Liberty Township. Ohio – Lakota East

Batted .333 with a .429 on-base percentage and an .889 slugging percentage, three home runs, eight RBI and seven runs scored last week as Northwestern won three of five Big Ten games

Hit two home runs in opening game of doubleheader at Illinois, before adding a grand slam in the nightcap against the Fighting Illini

Reached base in all three games of series against Nebraska, scoring three runs as the Wildcats earned their first-ever series win over the Cornhuskers

Earns her second career Freshman of the Week honor

Last Northwestern Freshman of the Week: Kenna Wilkey (March 12, 2018)