Obermueller Named B1G Pitcher of the Week

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Sophomore LHP Cade Obermueller has been named the Big Ten Pitcher of the Week, it was announced Monday. The honor is the second Big Ten weekly honor of his career.

The Iowa City, Iowa, native threw five innings of one-hit ball on Friday night against FIU in Des Moines, Iowa. Obermueller struck out seven while walking one.

This season, Obermueller has a 4-3 record with a 4.12 ERA. He has held opposing hitters to a .189 batting average and has 66 strikeouts in 54.2 innings of work.

The Hawkeyes return to action on Wednesday in the Big Ten Tournament as they are set to face the Michigan Wolverines at 2 p.m. CT in Omaha, Nebraska.