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Big Ten Weekly Honor Roll: no recs coming to NJ

It was that kind of week; no conference awards for any Rutgers player. Oh, wait. But that's for another post.

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Men's Lacrosse

Offensive Player of the Week

Wells Stanwick, Johns Hopkins, A - Sr. - Baltimore, Md.

  • Scored two goals and added five assists for a total of seven points, and collected three ground balls in leading the Blue Jays to a double-overtime win over Penn State
  • Currently leads the Big Ten with 2.45 assists per game

Defensive Player of the Week

Tim Muller, Maryland, D - So. - Mineola, N.Y.

  • Helped Maryland produce a pair of one-goal wins over No. 19/19 Loyola (Md.) and Rutgers
  • The Terrapins' defensive unit held Loyola to 10 goals, more than one goal below its season average, and limited Rutgers to eight goals, more than two scores below its average

Specialist of the Week

Tom Carey, Ohio State, G - So. - New Canaan, Conn.

  • Collected 11 saves and limited Michigan to just seven goals in a road win over the Wolverines
  • Has posted nine games with 10 or more saves this season
  • In conference play, currently ranks second in the Big Ten with an 8.73 goals-against-average

Co-Freshmen of the Week

Joel Tinney, Johns Hopkins, M - Innerkip, Ontario, Canada

  • Scored three goals and added two assists en route to five total points, and gathered four ground balls in the Blue Jays' 11-10 double-overtime win over Penn State

Colin Chell, Ohio State, A - Bel Air, Md.

  • Scored three goals and added two assists leading to five total points, and collected three ground balls in the Buckeyes' road win at Michigan
  • Scored on all three of his shots, recording his first-career hat trick
  • Recorded his fifth multiple-goal outing of the season

Women's Lacrosse

Offensive Player of the Week

Maggie McCormick, Penn State, A - Sr. - Eldersburg, Md.

  • Scored two goals and added five assists en route to seven total points in the Nittany Lions' win over Michigan
  • Contributed to all five of Penn State's goals in the first half, scoring one goal and assisting on four other scores
  • Currently ranks second in the Big Ten with 2.23 assists per game and third at 3.77 points per contest

Defensive Player of the Week

Emi Smith, Penn State, GK - Jr. - Denver, Colo.

  • Collected six saves and limited Michigan to just five goals in the Nittany Lions' 11-5 victory
  • Secured three saves in both the first and second halves in holding Michigan to more than six goals below its season average
  • In conference play, currently ranks third in the Big Ten in save percentage (.469)

Freshman of the Week

Megan Whittle, Maryland, A - Glenwood, Md.

  • Scored a combined nine goals in the Terrapins' wins over nationally ranked Princeton and Ohio State; Scored six goals on 10 shots versus Princeton
  • Collected her seventh hat trick of the season with three goals against Ohio State
  • In conference play, currently leads the Big Ten with 3.67 goals per game, and is tied for first at 7.33 shots per contest

Softball

Co-Players of the Week
Michelle Huber, Indiana
, Jr., UT, Carmel, Ind.

  • Tied for the conference lead with a .750 batting average and a 1.500 slugging percentage as Indiana swept Penn State
  • Registered a pair of hits and reached base three times in each contest
  • Belted two home runs and finished the week with four RBI and four runs scored

Abby Ramirez, Michigan, So., SS, Chicago, Ill.

  • Shared the conference lead with a .750 batting average and 1.500 slugging percentage in four victories, including three against Rutgers
  • Recorded a batting average of .889 in the series against the Scarlet Knights, going 8-for-9 at the plate
  • Hit a pair of three-run home runs in the series against Rutgers; Finished the week with eight RBI, seven runs scored and three doubles

Pitcher of the Week
Megan Betsa, Michigan
, So., RHP, McDonough, Ga.

  • Recorded a pair of complete-game shutouts over Rutgers
  • Scattered five total hits, holding opposing hitters to a conference-low .119 batting average; Struck out 23 batters, including 14 in the series finale
  • Leads all conference pitchers with a 1.45 ERA in Big Ten contests

Freshman of the Week
Danielle Parlich, Minnesota
, INF, Queen Creek, Ariz.

  • Tied for the conference lead with a .750 batting average, while registering a .778 on-base percentage and a 1.250 slugging percentage in a series sweep of Northwestern
  • Drove in six runs, including a pair of game-winning tallies
  • Recorded at least one hit and one run in each game and now leads the Gophers with a .415 batting average

Baseball

Player of the Week

Ryan Krill, Michigan State, Sr., 1B, Kalamazoo, Mich.

  • Led the Spartans to a 2-1 series win over Northwestern, batting .714 (10-for-14) with eight RBI and two runs
  • Opened the series against the Wildcats, going 4-for-5 at the plate, scoring once and driving in two runs
  • Notched a .587 slugging percentage and.750 on-base percentage with a pair of doubles in the Northwestern series

Pitcher of the Week

Mike Shawaryn, Maryland, So., RHP, Carneys Point, N.J. - Gloucester Catholic

  • Struck out nine batters in 8.0 innings pitched, picking up the win over Iowa
  • Recorded his eighth win of the season in a 128-pitch effort
  • Leads the Big Ten with 69 batters struck out this season

Freshman of the Week

Logan Sowers, Indiana, OF - Lafayette, Ind.

  • Helped the Hoosiers to a three-game sweep of Rutgers
  • Batted .417 (5-for-12) in the series against the Scarlet Knights with three doubles, three RBI and three runs scored
  • Opened the series going 3-for-5 at the plate, including the game-winning RBI-single in the bottom of the ninth inning

Men's Track

Track Athlete of the Week

Robby Creese, Penn State, Jr. - Mount Airy, Md.

  • Collected a first-place finish in the 1,500-meter run at the Bucknell Classic
  • Time of 3:41.74 currently ranks fourth in the nation on the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association 2015 All-College Outdoor Track List

Field Athlete of the Week

Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, Purdue, Jr. - Laurelton, N.Y.

  • Secured two first-place finishes and added a sixth-place tally at the Jim Click Shootout
  • School-record toss of 68.97 meters in the hammer throw currently ranks fifth in the nation according to the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association
  • Mark of 19.46 meters in the shot put currently ranks eighth in the country

Women's Track

Track Athlete of the Week, Leah O'Connor, Michigan State, Sr.

  • Collected a pair of first-place finishes in the 800- and 1,500-meter runs at the Big Ten-ACC Challenge hosted by Louisville
  • Recorded a school-record time of 4:14.57 in the 1,500-meter run, which currently ranks third in the nation according to the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association

Field Athlete of the Week

Marusa Cernjul, Nebraska, Sr. - Celje, Slovenia

  • Secured a first- and fifth-place finish in the high jump and long jump, respectively, at the Husker Spring Invite
  • Leap of 1.86 meters currently ranks fifth in the nation on the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association 2015 All-College Outdoor Track List

Men's Golf

Golfer of the Week
Jack Watson, Wisconsin, Sr. - Lincolnshire, Ill.

  • Guided Wisconsin to the NYX Hoosier Invitational title
  • Fired a three-round, three-under par score of 210 (68-70-72), surpassing his 54-hole career-best tally by six strokes
  • Tied for second place individually and led the Badgers to their first tournament title since 2006

Women's Golf

Golfer of the Week
August Kim, Purdue, So. - St. Augustine, Fla.

  • Won her first career collegiate tournament at the Dallas Athletic Club/SMU Invitational
  • Fired a three-round, one-under par score of 215 (71-73-71) en route to a career-best 54-hole mark
  • Guided the Boilermakers to a second place team finish

Rowing

Boat of the Week

Indiana First Varsity Eight

  • Secured wins in duals against No. 7 Michigan and Michigan State
  • Boat topped No. 7 Michigan with a time of 6:28.90

Women's Tennis

Co-Athletes of the Week

Katie Klyczek, Indiana, Sr. - Munster, Ind.

  • Claimed a total of four straight-sets wins in Hoosier victories over Maryland (6-1) and Rutgers (6-1)
  • At No. 1 singles, defeated Maryland's Ekaterina Tour (6-2, 6-3) and Rutgers' Gina Li (6-4, 6-3)

Sandy Niehaus, Ohio State, So. - Cincinnati, Ohio

  • In a 4-0 weekend, posted straight-sets victories in wins over Iowa (5-2) and Nebraska (7-0) as Ohio State reached nine conference wins for the first time since 2000
  • Claimed singles wins over Nebraska's Izabella Zgierska (6-1, 7-5) and Iowa's Anastasia Reimchen (6-4, 6-1)
  • Extended her singles win streak to 10 matches