FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
Nebraska’s Adam Bailey has been named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Player of the Week, while Brandon Workman from Texas has been selected the Pitcher of the Week for games of March 15-21, in voting by a panel of media covering the conference. This marks the second time that Bailey and Workman have been honored in their careers.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Adam Bailey, Nebraska, OF, Sr., 6-1, 201, Scottsdale, Ariz./South Mountain CC
Bailey hit .562 (9-for-16) with two home runs and eight RBI leading Nebraska to a 2-2 week. The Scottsdale, Ariz. native tallied four multi-RBI games and three multi-hit contests while posting a 1.063 slugging percentage and a .611 on-base mark. Bailey went 7-for-11 with two homers, two doubles and six RBI in the three-game series at No. 2 Texas. He opened the week with a 2-for-5 effort and a pair of RBI against South Dakota State on Tuesday. At UT, the senior outfielder compiled three hits, including a homer, two RBI and two runs scored in NU’s 6-5 loss on Friday. The home run was the first allowed by UT’s Taylor Jungmann. Bailey guided Nebraska to a 5-3 victory over Texas on Saturday, going 1-for-3 with a game-tying two-run homer.
PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Brandon Workman, Texas, RHP, Jr., 6-4, 225, Bowie, Texas/Bowie
Workman pitched a complete game for the Longhorns to pick up the 13-3 series-clinching win against Nebraska on Sunday. He allowed three runs on seven hits and one walk while striking out five over 8.0 innings. On the season, the junior righty has maintained a 2.94 ERA and recorded a 3-1 mark.