CHAMPAIGN (WCIA) — Illinois first baseman Kellen Sarver has been named the Big Ten Player of the Week following a standout performance against Penn State this weekend.

Sarver hit above .500 at the plate this weekend, with two doubles, three home runs, and seven RBI’s. His multi-home run outing on Saturday drove in a career-high six runs, leading Illinois to a 14-8 win over the Nittany Lions.