PLAYER OF THE WEEK
JaCoby Jones • LSU
Sophomore • 2B • Richton, Miss.
• Jones led LSU to three wins in four games last week, batting .500 (7-for-14) with one double, one homer, seven RBI, three runs and one stolen base … Jones paced to the Tigers to an SEC series victory at Ole Miss, hitting .417 (5-for-12) in three games with one double, one homer, seven RBI, two runs and one stolen base.
• Jones was 3-for-5 with a double, a three-run homer and a career-best five RBI in Sunday’s 12-3 win over the Rebels that clinched LSU’s first series victory in Oxford since 2004 … his two-out, two-RBI double in the second inning Sunday gave the Tigers a 2-0 lead, and his three-run dinger in the sixth, also with two outs, punctuated a five-run LSU outburst.
PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Alex Wood • Georgia
Sophomore • LHP • Charlotte, N.C.
•Wood posted another Friday night SEC win, going eight innings with 10 strikeouts in a 5-2 victory over Auburn, the league's top hitting team...Wood's pitching line against the Tigers: (8 IP, 4H, 2R, 2ER, 3BB, 10K).
• For the year, Wood is 6-1, 2.64 ERA, 81K, 19 BB, 81.2 IP...In SEC action, Wood is 3-0 with a 2.67 ERA in eight starts.
FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK
Casey Turgeon• Florida
2B • Palm Harbor, Fla.
• Batted .400 (4-for-10) over the three games at No. 3 Kentucky...Led off the eighth inning on Friday with his second triple of the season and scored the winning run on a single by freshman Josh Tobias
• Matched his career high with three hits (3-for-4) as the Gators clinched the series with a 5-1 win in game two, also added a theft as part of a double steal...Was 1-for-2 with a walk and a sacrifice bunt in the opener.