Dustin DeMuth wins Big Ten Player of the Week

The Big Ten office released its latest Big Ten Baseball Players of the Week on Monday. See all of this week’s honorees in this post.

Player of the Week: Dustin DeMuth, Indiana, Sr., 3B

  • Helped the Hoosiers to a three-game sweep of Ohio State, batting .583 in the road swing and recording three-hit games in the series’ first two contests
  • Belted two home runs in the series en route to slugging 1.167 during the set, scoring at least one run in each game and finishing with three RBI
  • Went 2-for-5 in a midweek tilt against Indiana State, driving in a pair of runs to bring his weekly RBI total to five
  • Wins his second career Big Ten Player of the Week honor and first this season
  • Last Indiana Big Ten Player of the Week: Casey Rodrigue (March 24, 2014)

Pitcher of the Week: Calvin Mathews, Iowa, So., RHP

  • Went the distance in guiding Iowa to the series-opening victory at Michigan on Friday night, scattering just six hits, while tying his career high with nine strikeouts against zero walks
  • Surrendered two runs in the first three innings before shutting down the Wolverine offense, allowing just two hits in the final six frames to earn the victory
  • Notched his first career complete game to improve to 3-1 on the year
  • Wins his first Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor
  • Last Iowa Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Sasha Kuebel (May 21, 2012)

Freshman of the Week: Cam Vieaux, Michigan State, LHP

  • Earned his first victory as a starter, going six scoreless innings and leading Michigan State to a 5-0 win in Sunday’s finale against Minnesota
  • Recorded five strikeouts, scattered three hits and surrendered just two walks
  • Lowered his ERA to 2.31 on the season and earned his third win of the season
  • Wins his first career weekly honor
  • Last Michigan State Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Walter Borkovich (March 3, 2014)

 

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