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Ohio State and Rutgers Earn Baseball Weekly Honors

Buckeyes’ Dezenzo named Player of the Week; Buckeyes’ Lonsway earned Pitcher of the Week; Scarlet Knights’ Sweeney captured Freshman of the Week

 

 

Player of the Week
Zach Dezenzo, Ohio State

SS – Jr. – Alliance, Ohio – Alliance

 

  • Hit .533 (8-of-15) with two home runs in a four-game sweep of conference leader Indiana
  • Had a four-hit game in Sunday’s series finale, including a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth
  • Hit two home runs as he registered a .563 on-base percentage and .933 slugging percentage
  • The Academic All-Big Ten honoree wins his first career Big Ten Player of the Week award
  • Last Ohio State Big Ten Player of the Week: Dominic Canzone (April 15, 2019)

 

Pitcher of the Week

Seth Lonsway, Ohio State

P – Jr. – Celina, Ohio – Celina

 

  • Threw a complete-game two-hit shutout with a career-high 17 strikeouts in a 6-0 win over Indiana on April 3
  • Recorded 17 of the 21 outs via the strikeout in 7.0 innings of action
  • Threw just 95 pitches in the game
  • Wins his fourth career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week award and first of the season
  • Last Ohio State Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Seth Lonsway (May 20, 2019)

 

Freshman of the Week

Jordan Sweeney, Rutgers

1B – Egg Harbor, N.J. – Egg Harbor Township

 

  • Tallied five RBI on seven hits and scored two runs while batting .583 last weekend vs. Penn State
  • Recorded two home runs and two doubles as he registered a .583 on-base percentage and 1.250 slugging percentage
  • Put Rutgers ahead to stay with an eighth-inning grand slam in Sunday’s 6-4 win
  • Wins his first Big Ten Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Rutgers Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Ryan Lasko (March 30, 2021)

 

 

 

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