Fan Fest

Nebraska baseball fans cheer during the game against Maryland on April 4, 2017, at Haymarket Park in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Freshman third baseman Cam Chick was awarded Big Ten Freshman of the week Monday afternoon due to his performances during  Nebraska’s weekend series against Purdue..

Nebraska went 4-0 this week with a midweek win over Kansas State and series sweep over Purdue where the Huskers outscored the Boilermakers 39-9.

Chick bounced back from an 0-5 performance on Tuesday against Kansas State with a 2-5 game against Purdue on Friday, which included the first home run of his collegiate career.

Chick continued his success on Saturday, recording four RBIs plus a three-run home run for the Nebraska.

Chick is now hitting .270 on the year with 16 RBIs and two home runs.