Hoosiers’ Richardson and Spartans Kelley share Player of the Week; Wolverines’ Hajjar tabbed Pitcher and Freshman of the Week
Co-Players of the Week
Grant Richardson, Indiana
OF – So. – Fishers, Ind. – Fishers – Sport Marketing and Management
Helped the Hoosiers open the season with a 7-2 victory at No. 11 LSU on Saturday
Recorded five RBI on six hits and scored four runs while batting .500 on the week
Hit a double, a triple and a home run as he registered a .538 on-base percentage and 1.000 slugging percentage
Wins his second career Big Ten Player of the Week award and first of the season
Last Indiana Big Ten Player of the Week: Matt Gorski (April 22, 2019)
Bryce Kelley, Michigan State
OF – Sr. – Rockford, Mich. – Rockford – Supply Chain Management
Helped the Spartans to a 4-0 record to open the season, sweeping Morehead State
Tallied three RBI on 17 hits and scored five runs while hitting .647 (11-of-17) on the weekend
Led Michigan State with a .706 slugging percentage and a .647 on-base percentage
The two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree wins his first career Big Ten Player of the Week award
Last Michigan State Big Ten Player of the Week: Royce Ando (May 13, 2019)
Pitcher and Freshman of the Week
Steven Hajjar, Michigan
P – Fr. – Andover, Mass. – Central Catholic – Undeclared
Made his collegiate debut against Arizona State on Saturday, pitching six scoreless innings to lead the Wolverines’ to their second top-10 victory of the weekend
Allowed just three hits and two walks while striking out seven
Records his first career Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honor
Last Michigan Big Ten Pitcher of the Week: Karl Kauffmann (April 29, 2019)
Wins his first Big Ten Freshman of the Week award
Last Michigan Big Ten Freshman of the Week: Jordan Nwogu (May 14, 2018)