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2020 Big Ten Player Power Rankings

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(Photo courtesy of Minnesota Athletics)

Softball America will rank the Big Ten's top 10 players each week of the 2020 college softball season.

See SA's updated Big Ten Player Power Rankings below.

Updated on: 2/26/2020
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    Kayla Konwent

    Wisconsin INF
    Notes:

    2020 Stats: .475 BA, .875 SLG, .588 OBP, 5 R, 19 H, 10 RBI, 4 2B, 4 HR, 10 BB
    Konwent led the team in most offensive categories over the weekend, going 6-for-12 with four walks.

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    Amber Fiser

    Minnesota P
    Notes:

    2020 Stats: 5-5, 2.25 ERA, 62.1 IP, 91 SO, .188 B/AVG
    Fiser tossed her third career no-hitter, which was her first since a perfect game at Purdue in April 2018. She then threw a complete-game shutout against Texas State the next day, striking out 11 and allowing only three hits.

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    MaKenna Partain

    Minnesota INF
    Notes:

    2020 Stats: .408 BA, 10 R, 20 H, 5 2B, 1 3B, 2 HR, 11 RBI, 3-3 SB
    Partain hit a game-winning, three-run homer against Tulsa.

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    Natalie DenHartog

    Minnesota UTL
    Notes:

    2020 Stats: .439 BA, 10 R, 18 H, 2 2B, 3 HR, 13 RBI, .707 SLG, .544 OBP
    DenHartog blasted a solo home run in Minnesota's win over Texas State. She collected seven hits and six RBI on the weekend.

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    Meghan Beaubien

    Michigan P
    Notes:

    2020 Stats: 5-2, 1.94 ERA, 39.2 IP, 50 SO
    Although it was a disappointing weekend for the Wolverines, Beaubien had seven Ks and allowed just four hits in six innings against Iowa State. She earned her second save of the season in Michigan's win over Liberty.

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    Tristen Edwards

    Nebraska OF
    Notes:

    2020 Stats: .413 BA, 16 R, 19 H, 5 2B, 6 HR, 12 RBI, .913 SLG, .481 OBP
    Edwards was on fire at the plate in Nebraska's win over Cal, going 3-for-4 with two runs, five RBI, one homer and one double. She also went 2-for-3 with two runs, two RBI and a home run against Florida.

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    Kaitlyn Menz

    Wisconsin P
    Notes:

    2020 Stats: 5-3, 1.71 ERA, 49 IP, 36 SO
    Menz had six strikeouts in five innings of work against UC Davis, and then was competitive in close games against No. 2 Washington and San Diego State.

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    Avery Clark

    Ohio State INF
    Notes:

    2020 Stats: .475 BA, 5 R, 19 H, 2 2B, 5 HR, 11 RBI, .900 SLG, .523 OBP
    As a freshman, Clark leads the Buckeyes in batting average, slugging, RBI, runs scored and home runs. She also currently holds a six-game hitting streak.

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    Nia Carter

    Iowa INF
    Notes:

    2020 Stats: .567 BA, 6 R, 17 H, 2 2B, 6 RBI, .633 SLG, .594 OBP
    Carter was 10-for-14 in five games this past weekend. She was 3-for-3 against UMKC on Sunday, and now leads the Big Ten in batting average.

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    Sydney Sickels

    Illinois P
    Notes:

    2020 Stats: 3-3, 1.48 ERA, 42.2 IP, 41 SO
    Sickels had a solid weekend at the Baylor Invitational, earning a complete-game win over Tulsa after allowing just three hits in seven innings of work.

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