EVANSTON, Ill. – Northwestern initially-calendar year Stephen Hrustich was named Major Ten Freshman of the 7 days on Monday after a fantastic weekend collection versus South Carolina.
The Lilburn, Ga indigenous compiled a .385 regular (5-for-thirteen), such as two walks, a double, and a home operate on the weekend to propel Northwestern to its initially collection victory of the season.
In the collection opener on Friday, Hrustich doubled and scored the activity-tying operate in the seventh inning. In the tenth inning, he walked with the bases loaded to increase the ‘Cats guide to two.
Hrustich gathered his initially profession multi-hit activity on Saturday, going two-for-three with a walk.
In Sunday’s collection finale, Hrustich singled and later on blasted his initially collegiate home operate in the sixth inning to carry the Wildcats in just a operate. He also built a large defensive affect, throwing out the potential go-in advance operate at home to finish the seventh inning.
Hrustich is the initially Northwestern participant to acquire Freshman of the 7 days due to the fact Hank Christie received the honor on March 6, 2017.
The Wildcats return to action on Friday, as they head to Tampa for a a few activity collection versus the University of South Florida. To start with pitch of activity just one is established for 6 p.m. CT.
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