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SEC baseball players of the week

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SEC Staff
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SEC Baseball Players of the Week (February 23, 2015)

SEC Co-Player of the Week: Kade Scivicque, LSU

· Batted .545 (6-for-11) last week, as the Tigers posted three wins in four games. He collected one double, two home runs, four RBI, five runs, a 1.182 slugging percentage and a .538 on-base percentage.

· In LSU's three-game sweep last weekend over Boston College, Scivicque hit .667 (4-for-6) with two homers, four RBI and five runs scored.

· He was 3-for-4 with two homers, three RBI and three runs in the Tigers' 16-2 win against Boston College on Saturday. The effort marked the first multi-homer game of Scivicque's career.

· On the year, Scivicque is hitting a team-best .500 (9-for-18) with one double, three homers, seven RBI and seven runs.

SEC Co-Player of the Week: Buddy Reed, Florida

· Batted a team-best .444 (8-for-18) with four RBI, four stolen bases, three runs and a pair of outfield assists as the Gators went 3-1 last week. · Led Florida to the series victory against No. 8 Miami by going 5-for-12 (.417) with at least one hit in each game. · Tied Sunday's rubber match with a two-out RBI single in the third inning.

· Delivered a walk-off single in the ninth inning to score senior Josh Tobias with the winning run in UF's 4-3 triumph on Friday night.

· Finished the opener 3-for-5 with two stolen bases and also scored on freshman Mike Rivera's game-tying two-run single in the sixth inning.

· Earned an outfield assist as the Gators cut down the potential tying run in the eighth inning.

· Went 3-for-6 with two runs scored and two RBI as Florida defeated USF on the road in midweek action.

SEC Pitcher of the Week: Reggie McClain, Missouri

· Named Kleberg Bank College Classic Most Valuable Player.

· Extended his shutout streak to 17.0 consecutive innings in a complete-game shutout over Sam Houston State, a team that won 43 games a season ago. SHSU entered the weekend averaging nearly seven runs per game before being shut down by McClain.

· Allowed just four hits and no walks with just two runners advancing to second base, one doing so on a sacrifice hit and the other a steal.

· Is the first Mizzou pitcher to toss a complete-game shutout since April 5, 2013, when former second-round draft pick Rob Zastrynzny did so at Georgia.

· He is the only pitcher in the SEC with a complete-game shutout this season and leads the SEC in ERA, innings pitched, wins, earned runs allowed, walks allowed and extra-base hits allowed.

· Has allowed just seven base runners in his two starts this season.

· Retired the final eight batters of the game against Sam Houston State before Brett Bond hit a walk-off two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth to give him the win.

· Has yet to walk a batter this season.

SEC Freshman of the Week: Ryan Gridley, Mississippi State

· As a true freshman, hit .455 on the week to lead Mississippi State to an 8-0 record.

· Drove in seven, scored six times and tallied three extra-base hits, including his first career double and first career home run.

· Stole his first two bases as a collegiate athlete and walked in four times.

· In three of the four games on the weekend, Gridley drove in or scored the game typing or game winning run.

· Against Alabama A&M, logged Mississippi State's first inside-the-park home run since 2012.