Boldt Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

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The Big Ten on Monday announced its Baseball Players of the Week. Below are this week's honorees.



Player of the Week

Jackson Glines, Michigan

Jr., OF, Coarsegold, Calif./Yosemite

  • · Had a hand in nearly half of Michigan's offensive production last week, driving in eight runs and scoring six more as the Wolverines scored 29 runs during their six-game week
  • · Went 9-of-17 from the plate and recorded three multi-hit games and six extra base hits, including five doubles
  • · Opened the week with a 2-for-4 effort against Florida Gulf Coast in which he drove in a career-high five runs
  • · Scored two runs in each of the final three contests of the four-game set against Princeton, recording two doubles in the series' second game and a triple in the finale
  • · Wins his first career Big Ten Player of the Week honor
  • · Last Michigan Big Ten Player of the Week: Michael O'Neill (March 4, 2013)


Pitcher of the Week

Ryan Riga, Ohio State

Jr., LHP, Fairfield, Ohio/Fairfield

  • · Tossed a complete-game shutout against nationally ranked Oregon on Saturday, helping Ohio State to a 5-0 victory
  • · Set a career record with 10 strikeouts, while surrendering just five hits and one walk
  • · Marks Ohio State's first complete-game shutout since March 2013, and first double-digit strikeout game since February 2013
  • · Wins his second career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor and second this season
  • · Last Ohio State Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Ryan Riga (Feb. 18, 2014)


Freshman of the Week

Ryan Boldt, Nebraska

OF, Red Wing, Minn./Red Wing

  • · Finished the weekend with six runs and six hits, both team highs, in helping the Huskers to a three-game sweep over St. John's
  • · Batted .600 for the week and recorded multiple hits in the first two games of the series, including a 3-for-4 effort in the series opener
  • · Scored two runs in the second game and finished with three runs and a triple in the finale to help Nebraska to the sweep
  • · Wins his first career weekly honor
  • · Last Nebraska Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Pat Kelly (May 14, 2012)



2014 Big Ten Baseball Players of the Week

Feb. 18 PL: Michael Pritchford, Sr., NEB

P: Joey DeNato, Sr., IND

P: Ryan Riga, Jr., OSU

F: Jackson Lamb, MICH


Feb. 24 PL: Taylor Zeutenhorst, Sr., IOWA

P: Christian DeLeon, Sr., NEB

F: Matt Hopfner, NU


March 3 PL: Ryan Nagle, So., ILL

PL: Kyle Schwarber, Jr., IND
P: Kevin Duchene, So., ILL

F: Walter Borkovich, MSU


March 10 PL: Jackson Glines, Jr., MICH

P: Ryan Riga, Jr., OSU

F: Ryan Boldt, NEB


PL: Player of the Week

P: Pitcher of the Week

F: Freshman of the Week