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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 3/18/2024, Last updated: 3/21/2024
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Nebraska, Northwestern and Michigan Claim Big Ten Softball Weekly Awards

Huskers’ Andrews, Wildcats’ Miller and Wolverines’ Conway earn weekly honors

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Billie Andrews, Nebraska  
Sr. – SS – Gretna, Neb. – Gretna – Major: Graphic Design 
  • Hit .455 with four home runs and 14 RBI with a 1.565 OPS while leading Nebraska to a 5-1 week 
  • Averaged 1.7 hits, 1.7 runs and 2.3 RBI per game on the week 
  • Her four home runs brought her to 54 in her career, tying the Nebraska career home run record 
  • Reached base safely in all six games to extend her streak to 23 consecutive games 
  • Homered in both games and had three hits and five RBI in two games on March 12  
  • Last Nebraska Player of the Week: Sydney Gray (March 11, 2024) 
Pitcher of the Week  
Ashley Miller, Northwestern 
Gr. – RHP – Leo, Ind. – Leo – Master’s: Management 
  • Made four appearances and earned three wins in the circle for Northwestern, including two against top-25 opponents 
  • Limited batters to a .130 opposing batting average4 over 19.2 innings, racking up 20 strikeouts over the weekend 
  • Allowed just one hit in 6.0 innings vs. NC State, striking out 7 of the 20 batters she faced 
  • Tallied five strikeouts and allowed one hit in 3.1 scoreless innings in a 2-0 win over No. 24 Boston College 
  • Entered in relief and allowed just two hits and one run over 3.1 innings to earn her second win of the weekend in a 5-2 victory over Minnesota  
  • Threw her sixth complete game of the season in a 4-3 win at No. 23 South Carolina 
  • Last Maryland Pitcher of the Week: Ashley Miller (Feb. 26, 2024) 
Freshman of the Week 
Jenissa Conway, Michigan 
OF – Olivehurst, Calif. – Marysville – Major: Undeclared 
  • Led the Wolverines with a .400 batting average at the Cardinal Classic, boasting a 1.300 slugging percentage and a .500 on-base percentage 
  • Posted a pair of home runs and four RBI against host Louisville 
  • Drove in a run off an RBI double against Dartmouth and tallied her second career triple in the tournament finale against Illinois 
  • Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Alex Storako (May 6, 2019) 
2024 Big Ten Softball Honorees
Feb. 12  
PL: Katie Wingert, Gr., RU  
P: Bridget Nemeth, Fr., PSU  
F: Jasmyn Burns, OSU  
Feb. 19   
PL: Britain Beshears, So., MSU  
       Sydney Gray, Sr., NEB  
P: Brianna Copeland, Jr., IND  
F: Jaeya Butler, MSU  
Feb. 26   
PL: Billie Andrews, Sr., NEB  
P: Ashley Miller, Gr., NU  
F: Bridget Nemeth, PSU  
March 4
PL: Kaitlyn Morrison, R-Sr., PSU  
P: Liv Grey, Gr., MSU  
F: Ashlynn Campbell, PUR 
March 11 
PL: Sydney Gray, Sr., NEB 
P: Courtney Wyche, MD 
F: Jasmyn Burns, OSU 
March 18 
PL: Billie Andrews, Sr., NEB 
P: Ashley Miller, Gr., NU 
F: Jenissa Conway, MICH