Oklahoma's Austin O'Brien along with Kasey Ford of Kansas State and Baylor's Troy Montemayor and Shea Langeliers have been selected for the 13th set of Big 12 baseball weekly awards. This is the first career honor for all four players.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Austin O'Brien, Oklahoma, Sr., 1B, Owasso, Okla.
- Drove in a team-high six runs in a series win over No. 5 TCU at home this weekend, hitting .357 (5-for-14) with a .714 slugging percentage and provided the Sooners with a walk-off hit on Sunday to clinch the series.
- Sunday was a career day as O'Brien posted the first five-RBI game of his career in a 3-for-5 effort.
- With runners on the corners and one down in a tie game in the ninth, O'Brien delivered the game-winning run with a line drive single into left-center field.
CO-PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Troy Montemayor, Baylor, Jr., RHP, San Antonio, Texas
- Posted back-to-back multi-inning saves to seal a series win and sweep in the last two games at Oklahoma State.
- For the week, he posted four innings in three appearances while allowing a hit and two walks with three strikeouts, two saves and held opposing batters to a .091 average.
- Moved into second all-time at Baylor with his 25th and 26th career saves. He currently has a career-high 10-appearance scoreless streak with 10 strikeouts in his last 10.1 innings.
CO-PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Kasey Ford, Kansas State, Fr., RHP, Bella Vista, Ark.
- Stellar in his Sunday start at KU as he scattered four hits over seven scoreless innings of work.
- Struck out three without yielding a walk in his career-long outing to collect his third win of the season in a 10-3 victory over the Jayhawks.
- In the game, KU hit just .154 against him with only one extra-base hit and were 0-for-4 with runners in scoring position.
NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK
Shea Langeliers, Baylor, Fr., C, Keller, Texas
- Hit .471 (8-for-17) with seven runs, one double, two home runs, four walks and eight RBI in five Baylor wins.
- Extended his hitting streak to seven games with hits in all five games.
- On Sunday at OSU, he had two runs, two RBI, two hits, one walk and his eighth homer. He had multiple RBI in four of five games in the week.
Big 12 Baseball Weekly Awards
|Feb. 21||Hunter Hargrove, TTU, Sr., 1B||Jake Irvin, OU, So., RHP||Josh Jung, TTU, Fr., 3B|
|Feb. 27||Garrett Benge, OSU, Jr., 3B||Steven Gingery, TTU, So., LHP||Travis Wacker, OSU, Jr., C|
|March 6||Luken Baker, TCU, So., 1B/DH||Parker Rigler, KSU, Sr., LHP*^||Tucker Cascadden, BU, Jr., IF|
|March 13||Tanner Gardner, TTU, Jr., OF||Carson Teel, OSU, So., LHP*||Brylie Ware, OU, So., DH|
|March 20||Garrett Benge, OSU, Jr., 3B*||Jared Janczak, TCU, So., RHP*||Jonathan Heasley, OSU, Fr., RHP|
|March 27||Austen Wade, TCU, Jr., OF||Nolan Kingham, UT, So., RHP||Grant Little, TTU, Fr., OF|
|April 3||Renae Martinez, OU, Sr., C||Jared Janczak, TCU, So., RHP||Nick Lodolo, TCU, Fr., LHP|
|April 10||Orlando Garcia, TTU, Jr., INF*||Michael Grove, WVU, So., RHP*^||Will Brennan, KSU, Fr., OF|
|April 17||Michael Davis, TTU, Jr., INF||BJ Myers, WVU, Jr., RHP||James Cosentino, KU, Fr., 2B
Brandon White, WVU, Fr., CF
|April 24||Jake Scudder, KSU, Sr., 1B||Carson Teel, OSU, So., LHP||Will Brennan, KSU, Fr., OF|
|May 1||Hunter Hargrove, TTU, Sr., INF^||Morgan Cooper, UT, RJr., RHP||Brian Klein, TTU, Fr., INF|
Evan Skoug, TCU, Jr., C
|Brian Howard, TCU, Sr., RHP||James Cosentino, KU, Fr., 2B|
Austin O'Brien, OU, Sr., 1B
Troy Montemayor, BU, Jr., RHP
|Shea Langeliers, BU, Fr., C|
*Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week; ^NCBWA National Player of the Week