Illinois pitcher Jack Wenninger is picking up some accolades.
The junior was named the Dick Howser Trophy National Co-Pitcher of the Week on Tuesday by the National College Baseball Writers Association.
Adding to the accolades.@NCBWA @HowserTrophy National Pitcher of the Week: @Jack_Wenninger. #Illini | #HTTO pic.twitter.com/1lepnPu1ow— Illinois Baseball (@IlliniBaseball) May 2, 2023
Wenninger is the first Illini to earn the honor since Andy Fisher in 2019.
The righty toss a complete-game, one-hit shutout against Ohio State on Saturday. He struck out seven in the 7-0 win.
Weekly #B1GBaseball Awards— Big Ten Baseball (@B1Gbaseball) May 1, 2023
⚾ Player of the Week: Matt Shaw, @TerpsBaseball
⚾ Co-Pitchers of the Week: Jack Wenninger, @IlliniBaseball & Harrison Cook @MSUBaseball
⚾ Freshman of the Week: Kyle McCoy, @TerpsBaseball
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The complete game shutout was the first by an Illini pitcher since 2018.