Aaron Senne (Missouri) has been named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Player of the Week, while Cameron Selik (Kansas) and Cole Green (Texas) have been honored as Pitchers of the Week for games of Feb. 22-28, in voting by a panel of media covering the conference. It is the first conference weekly accolade for the trio.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Aaron Senne, Missouri, 1B, Sr. 6-2, 199, Rochester, Minn./Mayo
Senne hit .462 (6-for-13) in the Tigers' three games at the Auburn Classic, including three home runs and two doubles. He drove in six runs on the week and had a slugging percentage of 1.308. Senne had a double in the tournament opener on Friday against Florida Atlantic. On Saturday against Auburn, Senne hit two home runs and had four RBI. His first homer was a two-run shot in the third inning followed by the second of consecutive home runs for Mizzou in the fifth inning. Senne closed the weekend with a 2-for-4 performance against Boston College with a home run and a double. The homer on Sunday was the 30th in his career, which is ninth on MU's career list.
PITCHERS OF THE WEEK
Cameron Selik, Kansas, RHP, Sr., 6-2, 246, San Diego, Calif./Grossmont College
The right-handed pitcher earned wins over Eastern Michigan and Sacramento State, allowing just one earned run over 13 1/3 innings. Selik walked four and struck out 10 on the week. He went six innings in the season-opening doubleheader against Eastern Michigan at the Metrodome and allowed an unearned run on two hits with no walks and five strikeouts. Against Sacramento State on Saturday, Selik scattered six hits and one run over 7 1/3 innings to pick up his second victory.
Cole Green, Texas, RHP, Jr., 6-0, 210, Coppell, Texas/Coppell
Green went 2-0 on the week while pitching 5.0 perfect innings out of the bullpen in a win against No. 18 Stanford in the series finale on Sunday. He entered the game with Texas leading 3-2 in the top of the fifth and retired all 15 batters he faced, including six on strikeouts. On Wednesday, Green earned a win over Dallas Baptist, working five innings in a start against the Patriots. He allowed two runs on five hits and two walks while striking out five. For the week, Green pitched 10 innings and allowed just two earned runs (1.80 ERA) on five hits and two walks while striking out 11.