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Taylor Edwards named Big Ten Player of the Week

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Player of the Week

Taylor Edwards, Nebraska

Jr., C, Murrieta, Calif./Vista Murrieta

 

  • · Drove in 15 runs, including a career- and program-high eight in a single game to help Nebraska to a 5-0 start to the season
  • · Had multiple hits in four games, batting .556 from the plate and combined for an 1.803 OPS in wins over UIC, New Mexico and New Mexico State
  • · In Game 2 against UIC, belted two grand slams to set the school record with eight RBI, while ending the weekend with five knocked in against New Mexico
  • · Wins her first career Big Ten Player of the Week honor
  • · Last Nebraska Big Ten Player of the Week: Brooke Thomason (May 14, 2012)

 

 

Pitcher of the Week

Cassandra Darrah, Wisconsin

Jr., RHP, Corydon, Iowa/Wayne

 

  • · Earned the victory in three of Wisconsin's four weekend wins, surrendering just two earned runs in 23 innings of work for a 0.61 ERA
  • · Scattered just five hits in the season opener against Charlotte before pitching one inning of relief versus Presbyterian
  • · Combined for 18 innings of work against Notre Dame, including going the distance in an 11-inning contest in which she surrendered just two earned runs while fanning 10
  • · Wins her third career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor
  • · Last Wisconsin Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Cassandra Darrah (April 23, 2012)

 

 

Freshman of the Week

Sierra Romero, Michigan

SS, Murrieta, Calif./Vista Murrieta

 

  • · Drove in nine runs, batted .364 from the plate and combined for an OPS of 1.462 to help Michigan to a 3-1 start to the season
  • · Had a hit in every game, including home runs against Florida Atlantic and South Florida
  • · Finished with two or more RBI in three games, highlighted by a grand slam against Florida Atlantic
  • · Wins her first career weekly honor
  • · Last Michigan Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Sara Driesenga (April 16, 2012)

 

 

2013 Big Ten Softball Players of the Week

Feb. 11 PL: Taylor Edwards, Jr., NEB

P: Cassandra Darrah, Jr., WIS

F: Sierra Romero, MICH

 

 

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