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Iowa and Michigan Claim Baseball Weekly Accolades

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Published: Apr. 29, 2019 at 3:44 PM EDT
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Player of the Week

Zeb Adreon, Iowa

1B/OF – Jr. – Pleasantville, Iowa – Pleasantville – Interdepartmental Studies

• Helped the Hawkeyes to a 3-1 record on the week, posting victories against Milwaukee and Ohio State

• Hit .556 on the week with five hits, five RBI, three doubles and three runs scored, including his first career home run

• Registered a .600 on-base percentage and 1.222 slugging percentage

• Wins his first career Big Ten Player of the Week award

• Last Iowa Big Ten Player of the Week: Jake Adams (May 22, 2017)

Pitcher of the Week

Karl Kauffmann, Michigan

RHP – Jr. – Bloomfield Hills, Mich. – Brother Rice – Sports Management

• Led the Wolverines to a Big Ten series sweep of Rutgers with an eight-inning shutout win on Friday

• Struck out five batters and scattered two hits, allowing no runs with one walk in 8.0 innings of work

• Allowed just a pair of infield singles to improve to 7-3 on the season

• Records his second career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor and first since March 6, 2018

• Last Michigan Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Tommy Henry (March 4, 2019)

Freshman of the Week

Brendan Sher, Iowa

IF – Indianola, Iowa – Indianola – Sport and Recreation Management

• Recorded a pair of multi-hit games to lead the Hawkeyes to a 3-1 record on the week

• Hit .400, with three runs scored, two RBI, one double, one homer and two stolen bases

• Posted career highs with three hits against Milwaukee and his first career home run against Ohio State

• Wins his first Big Ten Freshman of the Week award

• Last Iowa Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Robert Neustrom (March 28, 2016)