Spartans’ Ahn named Player of the Week; Gophers’ Meyer claimed Pitcher of the Week; Huskers’ Banjoff tabbed Freshman of the Week
Player of the Week
Peter Ahn, Michigan State
1B – So. – Delafield, Wis. – Marquette University High School
Helped the Spartans go 3-0 on the weekend, picking up wins against Kansas, Western Carolina and Ball State to win the 2020 First Pitch Invitational
Recorded six RBI on seven hits and scored five runs while batting .636 on the week
Posted an .818 slugging percentage and a .615 on-base percentage, while adding two stolen bases, one walk and one sacrifice fly
The Academic All-Big Ten honoree wins his first career Big Ten Player of the Week award
Last Michigan State Big Ten Player of the Week: Bryce Kelley (Feb. 17, 2020)
Pitcher of the Week
Max Meyer, Minnesota
RHP – Jr. – Woodbury, Minn. – Woodbury
Tossed a complete game victory against North Carolina on Friday
Allowed just one run and one walk while striking out a career-high 14 batters
Owns a 2.75 ERA with 31 strikeouts in 19.2 innings this season
The Academic All-Big Ten honoree records his second career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor
Last Minnesota Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Max Meyer (March 18, 2019)
Freshman of the Week
Leighton Banjoff, Nebraska
INF/OF – Sheffield Village, Ohio – Elyria Catholic
Helped the Huskers to an 18-10 victory at No. 8 Arizona State last weekend
Registered a .545 batting average on the week with six hits, six RBI, three doubles and two home runs
Registered a .545 on-base percentage and 1.364 slugging percentage
Wins his first Big Ten Freshman of the Week award
Last Nebraska Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Cam Chick (April 8, 2019)