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Baseball Players of the Week announced

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Player of the Week: J.B. Woodman, Ole Miss

**Ole Miss' J.B. Woodman recorded two hits in each of the Rebels' four games this week. He went 6-for-12 with three home runs, two doubles and eight RBI in the weekend series versus No. 8 LSU, helping Ole Miss conquer the rivalry series.

**From center field, Woodman threw three runners out at the plate over the weekend, and he now has a team-high nine outfield assists this season. He prevented another run from scoring by making a diving catch to end the inning, leaving LSU runners on base.

**Woodman hit two home runs to dead center field, tallying a career-high four RBI to lead the Rebels to a rubber match victory. He leads Ole Miss in multi-hit games (18), hits (54), home runs (8) and RBI (38).

Pitcher of the Week: Jordan Sheffield, Vanderbilt

**Vanderbilt's Jordan Sheffield won his third straight start with his third straight scoreless outing, tossing seven innings and striking out six to beat Georgia and run his scoreless streak to 24 innings.

**Sheffield allowed only three base runners to reach scoring position, pitching out of a jam in the second inning with two runners in scoring position and left runner at second in the sixth inning.

**Sheffield did not surrender an extra base hit in the win over Georgia. Over his last three starts the Tullahoma, Tenn. native has 24 strikeouts and four walks over 24 innings.

Freshman of the Week: Braden Webb, South Carolina

**South Carolina right-hander Braden Webb is atop the SEC standings and tied for the nation lead with nine wins after earning a victory in Saturday's 2-1 win over top ranked Florida. Webb allowed just one run on five hits with three walks and seven strikeouts in 7.1 innings vs. the Gators.

**In addition to leading the league in wins, Webb is the only SEC pitcher this year to win six league games. Webb's 62 strikeouts in seven SEC games are also the most by a pitcher in the conference.

**For the season, he is 9-2 with a 3.05 ERA and has allowed 27 runs, 22 earned, on 45 hits in 65.0 innings. He has 83 strikeouts to 36 walks; opponents are hitting .194 against him. His .194 opponents' batting average is fourth-best in the SEC with his 83 strikeouts third-highest in the conference.