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Michigan and Purdue Earn Baseball Weekly Honors

Michigan’s Engelmann named Player of the Week; Purdue’s Learnard earns Pitcher of the Week recognition; Wolverines’ Franklin tabbed Freshman of the Week

 

Player of the Week
Jonathan Engelmann, Michigan

OF – Jr. – San Mateo, Calif. – Burlingame

 

  • Recorded three multi-hit games to help the Wolverines sweep Penn State last weekend and extend their nation-leading win streak to 20 games
  • Led Michigan in hitting with six RBI on six hits and scored six runs while batting .545 on the week
  • Hit a double and a homerun as he registered a .615 on-base percentage and .909 slugging percentage
  • Wins his second career Big Ten Player of the Week award
  • Last Michigan Big Ten Player of the Week: Jesse Franklin (April 16, 2018)

 

Pitcher of the Week

Ross Learnard, Purdue

LHP – Sr. – Catlin, Ill. – Catlin

 

  • Closed out all four of Purdue’s wins last weekend earning a win and three saves, including all three games in the sweep at Maryland
  • Retired 18 of 22 batters faced, with six strikeouts in 6.1 innings pitched
  • Has pitched 19 consecutive scoreless innings dating back to Feb. 25
  • The Academic All-Big Ten honoree records his first career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor
  • Last Purdue Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Gareth Stroh (April 24, 2017)

 

Freshman of the Week
Jesse Franklin, Michigan

IF – Fr. – Seattle, Wash. – Seattle Prep

 

  • Helped the Wolverines to their 20th-straight victory and sixth straight series sweep this weekend, going 3-0 against Penn State
  • Recorded a hit in every game, tallying seven RBI, two homers and a double with five hits and scoring seven runs while batting .385 on the week
  • Recorded a .923 slugging percentage and a .500 on-base percentage
  • Wins his third Big Ten Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Michigan Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Jesse Franklin (April 16, 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