CO-PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Taylor Dugas • Alabama
Senior • CF • Lafayette, La.
• Alabama was led offensively by Taylor Dugas who posted a .529 (9-for-17) average for the week, that included a double, two triples, a home run, seven RBI and five runs scored … Dugas hit .462 (6-for-13) with five RBI, three runs scored, with a double, triple and a home run, as Alabama swept No. 23 Auburn for the first time since 2002 … He hit a game-winning walk-off home run with two outs in the ninth of game two of the Auburn series, as Alabama posted a 4-3 win over the No. 23 ranked Tigers.
Luke Maile • Kentucky
Junior • C/1B • Crestview Hills, Ky.
• Maile continued to pace the NCAA’s leading offense, leading Kentucky its fourth consecutive series win to open conference play, with a series victory over No. 10 Ole Miss … Maile collected a staggering 20 total bases in four games, launching three homers and three doubles with six RBI, batting .471 (8-for-17) … The catcher extended his seven-game hitting streak during the week, starting with a two-homer game in UK’s midweek win over Dayton, including a double and four RBI … In the series-opener vs. Ole Miss, Maile collected a pair of run-sparking doubles in a 3-2 win, scoring both runs, including the go-ahead tally in the late innings.
PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Brent Bonvillain • LSU
Junior • LHP • Houma, La.
• Junior left-hander Brent Bonvillain posted two wins in two relief appearances last week, including a brilliant outing against top-ranked Florida on Saturday … he worked six innings in two appearances, allowing one run on two hits with three walks and seven strikeouts.
• Posted a relief win over No. 1 Florida Saturday in the Tigers’ series-clinching win over the Gators, allowing just one hit in four scoreless innings with one walk and five strikeouts.
FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK
Jordan Montgomery • South Carolina
LHP • Sumter, S.C.
• In his first career SEC start, freshman left-hander Jordan Montgomery worked a career-high eight innings and limited Tennessee to just one run on three hits on the way to a 2-1 South Carolina victory over the Volunteers.
• Against a Tennessee team that was on an eight-game winning streak, Montgomery kept UT at bay with 12 batters retired at one point in the game. Montgomery did not walk a batter and his seven strikeouts also were a career-high.