Hoosiers’ Emily Goodin, Hawkeyes’ Nia Carter and Golden Gophers’ Amber Fiser are this week’s honorees
Player and Freshman of the Week
Nia Carter, Iowa
OF – Fr. – Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. – St. Paul – Major: Psychology
Batted .714 with a .733 on-base percentage and .714 slugging percentage last weekend, helping the Hawkeyes win the Hawaii Invitational with a perfect 5-0 record
Had 10 hits, four RBI and three runs scored during the tournament
Had multiple hits in four of Iowa’s five games, highlighted by a walk-off single against Kansas City on Feb. 22
Earns her first career Player of the Week honor
Last Iowa Player of the Week: Megan Blank (April 15, 2013)
Garners her first career Freshman of the Week accolade
Last Iowa Freshman of the Week: Allison Doocy (April 17, 2017)
Co-Pitchers of the Week
Emily Goodin, Indiana
RHP – Sr. – Evansville, Ind. – Mater Dei – Major: Exercise Science
Posted a 3-1 record in the circle with four complete games, two shutouts, a 0.77 ERA and 35 strikeouts in 27.1 innings to lead Indiana at last weekend’s Fairfield Crabtree Invitational in Raleigh, N.C.
Recorded her second career no-hitter in the tournament opener on Feb. 21 against Bucknell, striking out seven Bison in five innings
Had season-high 11 strikeouts and allowed just one earned run in eight-inning loss to host NC State with the international tiebreaker rule in effect
Collects her first career Player of the Week plaudit
Last Indiana Pitcher of the Week: Tara Trainer (Feb. 25, 2019)
Amber Fiser, Minnesota
RHP – Sr. – Van Horne, Iowa – Benton Community – Major: Business and Marketing Education
Went 2-1 in the circle at last weekend’s Baylor Invitational in Waco, Texas, recording two complete-game shutouts with a 0.36 ERA and 20 strikeouts in 19.1 innings to help the Gophers go 3-2 at the event
Tossed her first no-hitter since 2018 (third of her career) on Feb. 21 with a five-inning win over Tulsa, as well as a complete-game shutout with 11 strikeouts against Texas State the following day
Only loss on the weekend came in relief in an eight-inning setback vs. host Baylor on Feb. 22 in a game decided by international tiebreaker rule
A two-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and Academic All-Big Ten selection (2018 and 2019)
Receives her 11th career Pitcher of the Week award (first this season), tying Michigan’s Megan Betsa (2014-17) for the third-most Pitcher of the Week honors in Big Ten history
Last Minnesota Pitcher of the Week: Amber Fiser (May 6, 2019)