Big 12 Baseball Weekly Honors

by Dan M | Posted on Saturday, April 29th, 2017

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K-State Duo and OSU Pitcher Collect Weekly Honors

Kansas State’s Jake Scudder and Will Brennan along with Carson
Teel of Oklahoma State have been selected for the 10th set of Big 12
baseball weekly awards. This is the second career honor for Scudder
and first of the season. This is the second honor of the season for
Teel and Brennan.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Jake Scudder, Kansas State
Sr., 1B, Rock Island, Ill.
* Continued his hot streak by belting two home runs and driving in
a conference-high nine runs in a 4-1 week for the Wildcats.
* In a doubleheader sweep of New Mexico Tuesday and a series win
vs. No. 21 WVU over the weekend, Scudder hit .381 (8-for-21), slugged
.714 and posted a .435 OBP while only striking out once and scoring
four times.
* Scudder’s 11 homers are the most by a K-State batter in a season
since 2010 (13).

PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Carson Teel, Oklahoma State,
So., LHP, Stillwater, Okla.
* Appeared in three games for Oklahoma State last week, and the
Cowboys were victorious in each. Teel worked 5 1/3 scoreless innings
and recorded seven strikeouts while also picking up a pair of wins at
No. 4 Texas Tech.
* In Lubbock, Teel made two relief appearances and was the winning
pitcher both times. In the opener, he came into the game in the bottom
of the sixth and recorded a strikeout to strand runners andd then
pitched around two errors in the seventh to keep TTU off the
scoreboard.
* In Sunday’s rubber game, Teel worked out of a bases-loaded jam
and then worked a perfect 11th inning to seal OSU’s 3-1 victory.

NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK
Will Brennan, Kansas State, Fr.,
OF, Stilwell, Kan.
* Led K-State in hitting in a 4-1 week, batting .412 (7-for-17)
and posting an OBP of .565 (6 walks, 1 strikeout) with seven runs
scored.
* Drove in five runs and recorded two doubles and is riding a
six-game hitting streak.
* The freshman remains in second place in the Big 12 in overall
hitting with a season average of .364 and continues to be the toughest
hitter to strike out in conference, going 17.3 at-bats per strikeout.

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