Michigan’s Meghan Beaubien and Ohio State’s Lilli Piper receive Big Ten’s top honors this week

Player of the Week

Lilli Piper, Ohio State

SS – Jr. – Norton, Ohio – Walsh Jesuit

Batted .500 with two home runs, five RBI and seven runs scored last week, helping the No. 21 Buckeyes sweep all three of their games at the Texas Invitational

Hit a walk-off two-run home run in tournament opener against Wichita State, before adding a two-run home run in OSU’s win over host Texas

Also nearly hit for the cycle in final tournament game against Wichita State last Saturday, finishing with a single, double and triple in three plate appearances

Earns her second career Player of the Week honor

Last Ohio State Player of the Week: Emily Clark (April 3, 2017)

Pitcher and Freshman of the Week

Meghan Beaubien, Michigan

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

Posted a 3-1 record with a 0.00 ERA, two complete game shutouts and 16 strikeouts in 19.0 innings pitched last weekend, helping the No. 20 Wolverines to three wins in five games at the Texas Invitational

Tossed three-hit shutouts over Virginia Tech and host Texas, fanning seven in the latter victory over the Longhorns

Allowed just eight hits and walked only one batter during the weekend

Earns her second career Pitcher of the Week honor and second in a row

Last Michigan Pitcher of the Week: Meghan Beaubien (Feb. 19, 2018)

Earns her third career Freshman of the Week honor and third in as many weeks

Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Meghan Beaubien (Feb. 19, 2018)