April 23, 2007
IOWA CITY – University of Iowa baseball player Jason White has been named Big Ten Player of the Week. The announcement came from the Big Ten Conference office.
White led the Hawkeyes to a series win over Illinois this weekend. He hit .611 against the Fighting Illini with four home runs, nine RBIs, nine runs scored and a 1.444 slugging percentage. In game one of Saturday’s doubleheader, White had a career-best three home runs, including a walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh off Illinois closer Jake Toohey.
For an encore Sunday, White hit for the cycle with four RBIs and four runs scored.
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