State of Indiana sweeps baseball honors

State of Indiana sweeps baseball honors

The Big Ten Conference released its Big Ten Baseball Players of the Week for March 26-April1 action Monday. See all the winners and check out what they did to earn the distinctions in this post.

Player and Freshman of the Week: Sam Travis, Indiana, 1B – Fr. – Orland Park, Ill. – Providence Catholic

  • Hit .625 (5-for-8) in Indiana’s series win against Iowa, extending his hitting streak to 15 games
  • Slugged 1.375 and reached base at a .727 clip, combining for an OPS of 2.102 over the three-game set
  • Recorded two home runs, recorded seven RBI and scored four runs over the weekend
  • Earns his second straight weekly honor and second of his career
  • Last Indiana Player of the Week: Sam Travis (March 26, 2012)
  • Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Sam Travis (March 26, 2012)

Pitcher of the Week: Lance Breedlove, Purdue, RHP – Sr. – Long Beach, Calif. – Los Alamitos

  • Went the distance in a complete-game shutout against Penn State on Saturday, carrying a perfect game into the seventh inning
  • Retired the first 19 batters he faced, striking out five while scattering only two hits for the game
  • Became the first Boiler since 2009 to register back-to-back complete game efforts
  • Collects his second straight award and third of the season and his career
  • Last Purdue Pitcher of the Week: Lance Breedlove (March 26, 2012)
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