Category Archives: Players of the Week

SEC Players of the Week

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University of Kentucky

UK vs USC

Uk wins series with a 9-3 win

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Marcus Nidiffer • Kentucky
Sr. • C • Bristol, Tenn.

• Nidiffer batted .500 (11-for-22) during the five-game week, with six runs, a double, two homers and 11 RBI, adding two walks, getting hit by one pitch and striking out just once, leading UK to its first series sweep over LSU in 19 years.
• Nidiffer’s biggest swing of his five-year career came with UK trailing by two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning and the bases loaded on Sunday, looking for the series sweep of the Tigers … In the last at bat of his home career, Nidiffer hit a grand slam on a 3-2 pitch from LSU All-American closer Matty Ott.

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Big South Players of the Week

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AnthonyMeoCCU CHARLOTTE, N.C. (www.BigSouthSports.com) – Coastal Carolina junior outfielder Rico Noel (Lawton, Okla.) has been named the Big South Conference’s Choice Hotels Player of the Week, and Chanticleers hurler Anthony Meo (Cranston, R.I.) has been named The Crons Brand Pitcher of the Week for games played May 10-16, it was announced today by the League office.

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Big Ten Players of the Week

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KnudsonMinnesota PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Kyle Knudson, Minnesota

Sr., C, Maple Grove, Minn./Maple Grove

Knudson earns Big Ten Player of the Week honors after leading Minnesota to a series sweep over Penn State, propelling the Golden Gophers into sole possession of first place in the Big Ten standings. The catcher batted .615, reached base at a .643 clip and slugged at a 1.308 average, combining for an OPS of 1.951. Knudson’s best game came on Sunday as he went 5-for-5 on his Senior Day, driving in three runs and scoring two with a home run and a triple. The Maple Grove, Minn., native totaled five runs scored and six RBI for the weekend, also knocking four extra-base hits, including a pair of long balls. The weekly accolade is the first of Knudson’s career and the second for a Minnesota hitter this season.

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Big Ten Players of the Week

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AlexDickersonIndiana CO-PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Alex Dickerson, Indiana

So., LF, Poway, Calif./Poway

Dickerson earns Player of the Week honors after leading Indiana to a series victory on the road against Northwestern over the weekend. The sophomore hit .583, reaching base at a .643 clip and slugging 1.167 to combine for an OPS of 1.810. He tallied multiple hits in all three games, including a 3-for-4 performance in the series opener in which he scored twice and drove in three runs with the help of a two-run homer. He hit his Big Ten-leading 20th home run in Game 2 of the series, also hitting a double to go 2-for-4. In the series finale, he drove in the only run of a 1-0 contest with one of his two singles in the game. Dickerson earns his second weekly honor of the season and leads the Big Ten in several statistical categories including average (.424), slugging (.827), RBI (63) and home runs (20).

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NCBWA Players of the Week

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va - The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA)­ released the Pro-Line Athletic National Player of the Week awards for the period ending May 9, today. West Virginia junior outfielder Grant Buckner was named National Hitter of the Week, while San Diego junior right-hander Kyle Blair was named National Pitcher of the Week.  The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season. 

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SEC Players of the Week

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Vanderbilt baseball team headshots.(John Russell/Vanderbilt University) PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Joe Loftus • Vanderbilt
So. • OF • Savage, Minn.

• Went 6-for-14 (.429) with two doubles, a triple, a homer, seven RBI and four runs scored. He was a single away from the cycle on Friday night (double, triple, HR in first three at bats) and notched a career best five RBI.
• Came up with the game-winning two-out, two-run single in the eighth inning of Sunday’s series-clinching 4-3 win over the Tigers.

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Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Players of the Week Awards

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IRVING, Texas—Robby Price (Kansas) has been tabbed the Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Player of the Week, while Oklahoma’s Jack Mayfield has been named the Pitcher of the Week for games of May 3-9, in voting by a panel of media covering the conference. It is Price’s third weekly accolade and Mayfield’s first.

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