SEC Baseball Weekly Honors: Week 13
Co-Player of the Week
Andrew Pinckney, Alabama
Andrew Pinckney hit three home runs and drove in nine runs over the weekend and helped lead the Crimson Tide to a series win at Texas A&M. For the week, Pinckney contributed a team-best nine hits, and he led the team with 19 total bases and had three multi-hit games. Pinckney drove in a career-high and team-best six RBI in game two against the Aggies with a pair of three-run homers in that second game to help Alabama to a run-rule victory. He also notched a solo homer on Sunday to get the Tide on the board first.
Ross Lovich, Missouri
Ross Lovich sparked his team's offense against Georgia, logging a pair of multi-hit performances, including becoming the first Tiger to hit for the cycle during Missouri's SEC era. Lovich went 4-for-5, hitting for the cycle in just seven innings as part of Mizzou's series-opening 13-3 win over the Bulldogs. He followed that effort with a 2-for-5 day in which he homered, drove in three runs and scored two more in a come-from-behind 14-12 victory that paved the way to a three-game sweep of the Bulldogs.
Pitcher of the Week
Hunter Hollan, Arkansas
Hunter Hollan twirled a nine-inning complete game in Sunday's decisive game three against South Carolina to help Arkansas clinch its seventh SEC series win of the season. The Razorback left-hander threw a career-high 113 pitches and racked up a career-best 10 strikeouts as he limited the Gamecocks to just one run on five hits and one walk over nine innings. Hollan became the first Arkansas pitcher to throw a complete game of at least nine innings against SEC opponent since 2016.
Co-Freshman of the Week
Cade Kurland, Florida
Cade Kurland helped lead the Gators to a series sweep over No. 3 Vanderbilt, slashing .667/.786/1.111 in the three games. Kurland tallied 10 total bases, one home run, one double, six runs scored, two RBI, four walks and one stolen base in the series. He reached base in all five plate appearances in the series opening win, going 3-for-3 with two walks, then homered in the series-clinching victory in game two while driving in a pair of runs.
David Mershon, Mississippi State
David Mershon helped lead his team to a series win at No. 2 LSU with a pair of multi-hit performances on Saturday and Sunday. Mershon had a double and two RBI in Saturday's win, then he was on base six times on Sunday as the Bulldogs rallied from a nine-run deficit to clinch the series with a 14-13 win. Mershon recorded a career-high four hits on Sunday, including a double, and scored three runs. He also had three stolen bases in the series.