Evans named Big Ten Player of the Week
Published: Mar. 13, 2023 at 5:27 PM CDT
Junior Cole Evans has been named the Big Ten Baseball’s Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday afternoon.
The Grand Island, Neb., native hit .818 (9-for-11) with three doubles, two home runs, seven RBI and four runs in three games against Northern Colorado and Illinois State, while recording a 1.636 slugging percentage and .833 on-base percentage.
Evans went 3-for-4 with a double, two homers, three RBI and a pair of runs scored in a 14-3 seven-inning win against Northern Colorado.
The junior opened the Illinois State series with a 2-for-3 day, before going 4-for-4 with two doubles, four RBI and two runs in the second game against the Redbirds.
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