Glines, Maezes Earn All-Big Ten Honors; Pair Named to Frosh Team
MGOBLUE Clockwise from top left: Jackson Glines, Travis Maezes, Carmen Benedetti,<br />Brett Adcock
MGOBLUE
Clockwise from top left: Jackson Glines, Travis Maezes, Carmen Benedetti,
Brett Adcock

MGOBLUE

May 20, 2014

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- University of Michigan baseball junior outfielder Jackson Glines (Coarsegold, Calif./Fresno City College) earned All-Big Ten second team honors and sophomore shortstop Travis Maezes (Ann Arbor, Mich./Pioneer) was a third team selection, the conference office announced today (Tuesday, May 20).

In addition, freshman designated hitter Carmen Benedetti (Grosse Pointe, Mich./South) and freshman starting pitcher Brett Adcock (Kawkawlin, Mich./Bay City Western) earned All-Freshman honors, while junior Dominic Jamett (Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich./University Liggett School) was Michigan's Sportsmanship Award honoree.

Glines has played all 56 games in center field in his first year in the Maize and Blue. He is hitting .338 with 19 doubles, 41 runs batted in, 27 walks, 16 hit by pitches and 38 runs scored. He leads the Big Ten in hit by pitches and is in the top 10 in batting average (6th), slugging percentage (.478, 8th), on-base percentage (.453, 2nd), hits (68,t-4th), RBI (41, 7th), doubles (19, t-2nd), total bases (96, t-6th), walks (t-10th), 1st in hit by pitches (16) and stolen bases (14, t-8th). Glines earned Big Ten Player of the Week honors on March 10, went 7-for-10 in the Illinois series (April 11-13) and had five hits and three RBI in the Nebraska series. He had five RBI in the win over Florida Gulf Coast and his walk-off single gave U-M a 6-5 win over Iowa (March 30).

Maezes is hitting .293 with 18 doubles, 44 runs scored, 30 walks, 19 stolen bases and a .402 on-base percentage in 54 games for the Wolverines. He is ranked in the top 10 in runs scored (4th), doubles (4th), on-base pct. (10th), stolen bases (t-5th), and walks (30). Maezes has 17 multi-hit games including three three-hit contests and his pair of home runs came in both ends of a doubleheader against the College of Charleston (March 15). Eleven of his 18 doubles came in Big Ten play, including a three-run double in a 4-3 win over Indiana (March 23).

Benedetti is hitting .281 with 11 doubles and 26 RBI in 45 games and 38 starts for Michigan. He broke a 6-all tie with a double in the 12th inning of Michigan's win over Purdue (April 18) and became the first Michigan player to have three doubles in a game since 2011 in a 17-9 win over Illinois (April 12). Benedetti had eight doubles and 15 RBI in Big Ten play and he is tied for second in the league with seven sacrifice flies.

Adcock is 7-3 with a 2.51 earned-run average and 54 strikeouts in 46.2 innings of work. He was named the Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week on May 13 after striking out seven and allowing just two hits in an eight-inning start against Ohio State (May 11). Adcock is tied for third in the Big Ten with seven wins and tied for 11th in strikeouts. In Big Ten games only, Adcock was 6-1 with a 2.30 ERA and 34 strikeouts in 27.1 innings pitched. He had six strikeouts apiece in wins over Purdue (April 18) and Northwestern (May 4).

Jamett had played in 14 games with nine starts for Michigan at designated hitter/catcher, hitting .263 with a .317 on-base percentage. He set a career high with three hits in a 7-1 win over Central Michigan on May 6 and had a pair of hits in the win against Northwestern (May 4). Jamett had an RBI single in Michigan's win over Ohio State on May 11. He has driven in four runs and has scored three runs in 2014.

In other specialty awards, Indiana's Sam Travis was named the Big Ten Player of the Year while the Hoosiers' Joey DeNato was named the Pitcher of the Year. Indiana's Tracy Smith earned Coach of the Year honors and Ohio State's Tanner Tully was named the Freshman of the Year.

Michigan now turns its attention to the 2014 Big Ten Tournament at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb. The Wolverines, the fifth seed in the tournament, open postseason play against No. 4 seed Minnesota Wednesday night (May 21) at 9 p.m. CDT (10 p.m. EDT) with the game televised on the Big Ten Network.

ALL-BIG TEN FIRST TEAM
C - KYLE SCHWARBER, IND
1B - SAM TRAVIS, IND
2B - Pat Kelly, NEB
SS - Jake Yacinich, IOWA
3B - DUSTIN DEMUTH, IND
OF - Brad Hartong, IND
OF - Jimmy Pickens, MSU
OF - Michael Pritchard, NEB
DH - Scott Donley, IND
SP - JOEY DENATO, IND
SP - CHANCE SINCLAIR, NEB
SP - Christian Morris, IND
RP - Luke Harrison, IND

ALL-BIG TEN SECOND TEAM
C - Jason Goldstein, ILL
1B - Blake Headley, NEB
2B - Jake Mangler, IOWA
SS - Adam Walton, ILL
3B - Nick Day, IOWA
OF - Will Krug, ILL
OF - Jackson Glines, MICH
OF - Ronnie Dawson, OSU
DH - Blaise Salter, MSU
SP - John Kravetz, ILL
SP - Christian DeLeon, NEB
SP - Tanner Tully, OSU
RP - Tyler Jay, ILL

ALL-BIG TEN THIRD TEAM
C - Joel Fisher, MSU
1B - Josh Dezse, OSU
2B - Scott Heelan, NU
SS - Travis Maezes, MICH
3B - Troy Kuhn, OSU
OF - Casey Fletcher, ILL
OF - Will Nolden, IND
OF - Eric Toole, IOWA
DH - Dan Potempa, IOWA
SP - Mick VanVossen, MSU
SP - Alec Crawford, MINN
SP - Greg Greve, OSU
RP - Zach Hirsch, NEB

ALL-BIG TEN FRESHMAN TEAM
C - AUSTIN ATHMANN, MINN
1B - MATT HOPFNER, NU
2B - JOHNNY NATE, MSU
SS - Adam Walton, ILL
3B - Ryne Roper, ILL
OF - Ryan Boldt, NEB
OF - JOE HOSCHEIT, NU
OF - RONNIE DAWSON, OSU
DH - Carmen Benedetti, MICH
SP - Brett Adcock, MICH
SP - CAM VIEAUX, MSU
SP - TANNER TULLY, OSU
RP - Jake Kelzer, IND

PLAYER OF THE YEAR
SAM TRAVIS, IND

PITCHER OF THE YEAR
Joey DeNato, IND

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
Tanner Tully, OSU

COACH OF THE YEAR
Tracy Smith, IND

SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD HONOREES
Will Krug, ILL
Dustin DeMuth, IND
Jared Mandel, IOWA
Dominic Jamett, MICH
Joel Fisher, MSU
Alec Crawford, MINN
Ty Kildow, NEB
Jack Quigley, NU
Greg Greve, OSU
Tyler Kendall, PSU
Sean McHugh, PUR

Unanimous selections in ALL CAPS

Contact: Kent Reichert


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