Sam Travis wins Big Ten Player of the Week

The Big Ten announced its Baseball Players of the Week on Tuesday. See all the winners and what they did to earn the distinction in this post.

Player of the Week: Sam Travis, Indiana, Jr., 1B

  • Hit three home runs, drove in six runs and scored seven times in three games against Penn State last week, helping Indiana clinch at least a share of the Big Ten Championship
  • Had a home run in each game of the series, belting solo homers in the first and second games and a two-run long ball in the finale, finishing the week with a 1.071 slugging percentage
  • Had multiple runs scored in each game of the series, including three in the opener, recorded two RBI in the series’ second game and three RBI on Sunday
  • Wins his sixth career Big Ten Player of the Week award
  • Last Indiana Big Ten Player of the Week: Brad Hartong (April 28, 2014)

Pitcher of the Week: Evan Hill, Michigan, So., LHP

  • Threw 12 shutout innings with eight strikeouts and just five hits over two outings last week, helping Michigan post wins over Central Michigan and Ohio State
  • Pitched four hitless innings against Central Michigan on Tuesday, striking out five batters
  • Totaled eight innings, while scattering five hits to earn the win on Saturday against the Buckeyes
  • Records his first career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor
  • Last Michigan Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Brandon Sinnery (May 2, 2012)

Co-Freshmen of the Week: Brett Adcock, Michigan, LHP

  • Appeared in two games for Michigan last week, making his third career start in which he threw eight shutout innings against Ohio State on Sunday
  • Pitched one inning of relief against Oakland on Wednesday, striking out two
  • Scattered just two hits in earning the win against the Buckeyes, striking out seven in eight scoreless innings to finish the week with a spotless ERA
  • Wins his first career Big Ten Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Michigan Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Jackson Lamb (Feb. 18)

Tanner Tully, Ohio State, LHP

  • Notched a complete-game shutout on Friday against Michigan to help Ohio State to a 1-0 victory in the series opener, scattering just seven hits
  • Tossed a career-best nine innings to record his seventh start of at least seven innings during Big Ten play
  • Allowed only two runners to reach second base to improve his record to 6-2 on the year, and lower his ERA to a Big Ten-best 1.79
  • Claims his second Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Ohio State Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Tanner Tully (March 24, 2014)

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