Texas Tech's Grant Little and Ryan Shetter along with Baylor's Shea Langeliers have been selected for the 14th and final set of 2017 Big 12 baseball weekly awards. Little and Langeliers collect their second career honors while Shetter earns his first. Little is the first freshman to be named Player of the Week since Hunter Lockwood (Oklahoma) on April 2, 2012.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Grant Little, Texas Tech, Fr., OF, Midland, Texas
- Put together a .600/1.000/.600 line with nine hits, five RBI and six runs over three games.
- Six of his nine hits were doubles, which included a three-double day in the series finale on May 20.
- Scored two runs in every game of TTU's series vs. Kansas, while recording at least one RBI in all three games.
- Each of his last four games have resulted in multi-hit performances, raising his season average to .351.
PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Ryan Shetter, Texas Tech, So., RHP, Friendswood, Texas
- Turned in a career-performance on the mound on Friday night to clinch the series against Kansas, tossing a career-high 7.0 innings, giving up only one run on three hits.
- Struck out a career-best 11 Jayhawks and did not allow a walk ...
- It is his second time this season with 10 or more strikeouts, holding Kansas to a .125 average at the plate.
NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK
Shea Langeliers, Baylor, Fr., C, Keller, Texas
- In three games, Langeliers hit .571 (8-for-14) with six runs, three doubles, one triple, two home runs, two walks and five RBI.
- Set the Baylor record for most homers hit by a freshman catcher and is one homer shy of tying the all-time Baylor freshman homer record.
- Now has 10 homers and joined Aaron Dodson to mark Baylor's first two players with 10 or more homers in the same season since 2010 (Max Muncy (11), Logan Vick (10)).
- Against Kansas State on Thursday, he had three runs, four hits, two doubles, one triple, one walk and three RBI.
Big 12 Baseball Weekly Awards
Date Player Pitcher Newcomer 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 May 8
Evan Skoug, TCU, Jr., C
Braden Zarbnisky, WVU, So., DH/RHP
Brian Howard, TCU, Sr., RHP James Cosentino, KU, Fr., 2B May 15
Austin O'Brien, OU, Sr., 1B
Troy Montemayor, BU, Jr., RHP
Kasey Ford, KSU, Fr., RHP
Shea Langeliers, BU, Fr., C May 22
Grant Little, TTU, Fr., OF
Ryan Shetter, TTU, So., RHP
Shea Langeliers, BU, Fr., C
*Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week; ^NCBWA National Player of the Week