Big Ten Players of the Week (4/20)


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Aug 29, 2004
Player of the Week
OF - Ben Norman, Iowa (SR)

- Hit .400 (6-of-15) with two home runs, eight RBI and six runs scored in leading the Hawkeyes to a 3-1 weekend at Rutgers and their fourth-straight series win
- Slugged .867 and posted a .474 on-base percentage in four games, extending his on-base streak to 13 games
- Went 2-for-4 with a home run and three runs scored in the April 16 series opener, before hitting a three-run home run and finishing with four RBI in Sunday's series finale
- The Academic All-Big Ten honoree wins his first career Player of the Week award
- Last Iowa Player of the Week: Zeb Adreon (April 29, 2019)

Pitcher of the Week
P - Jack Liffrig, Minnesota (SO)

- Pitched seven shutout innings against No. 25 Michigan on April 17
- Allowed just two hits and one walk while striking out a career-high eight batters
- The seven innings pitched tied his career high
- Wins his first career Pitcher of the Week award
- Last Minnesota Pitcher of the Week: Max Meyer (March 2, 2020)

Freshman of the Week
OF - Ryan Lasko, Rutgers (FR)

- Tallied five RBI on five hits and scored six runs while batting .333 last weekend against Iowa to help the Scarlet Knights snap the Hawkeyes' seven-game winning streak
- Had four RBI on a three-run homer and a sacrifice fly in the series opener on April 16
- Reached base 4-of-5 times with two hits, a walk and a hit by pitch, scoring three runs in Sunday's 8-7 comeback win
- Wins his third Big Ten Freshman of the Week award and second in as many weeks
- Last Rutgers Freshman of the Week: Ryan Lasko (April 13, 2021)

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