(March 29, 2017) Dallas Baptist sophomore outfielder Jameson Hannah has been selected as the Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award Player of the Week. Hannah hit .444 (8-for-18) with four RBIs, two doubles and a home run. He also scored five runs for the week and had a stolen base.
In his freshman year in 2016, Hannah received Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American honors and was co-freshman of the year in the Missouri Valley Conference. Hannah played high school baseball at Flower Mound.
Also this week, Houston’s Connor Wong hit .458 with three RBIs and two doubles. Hunter Hargrove of Texas Tech collected 8 hits in 20 at bats (.400) had five stolen bases and two runs batted in.
(March 22, 2017) Baylor senior catcher Matt Menard has been named the Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award Player of the Week. Menard posted a .533 average for the week (8-for-15). He scored four runs, had two doubles and two RBIs against Dallas Baptist and West Virginia.
Menard, originally from Port Arthur, played high school baseball at Bridge City High School. He was named All-Big 12 Honorable Mention as a junior in 2016.
Also of note this week, Houston’s Joe Davis hit .412 with six runs scored and five RBIs. He collected four hits, including a triple, in Sunday’s game. Ryan Newman from Texas State had a five-hit game in an extra-inning contest with Coastal Carolina. He hit .421 for the week.
(March 15, 2017) Texas Tech infielder/outfielder Tanner Gardner has been selected as the Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award Player of the Week. Gardner posted a .600 batting average (9-for-15) with four doubles and three RBIs over the past week.
Gardner is a junior who played high school baseball at Frisco Centennial. The Texas Tech Red Raiders are ranked No. 4 in Collegiate Baseball’s Top 25 poll.
Also of note this week, UT-Rio Grande Valley’s Jose Garcia batted .417 for the week with a home run. Brett Boswell from Texas had seven hits in 18 at bats this week including three doubles.
(March 8, 2017) TCU first baseman/RHP Luken Baker has been named the Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award Player of the Week. Baker batted .571 for the week (8-for-14) with a triple, a home run and three runs batted in. He had a .684 on base percentage and a .929 slugging percentage.
His numbers came against three Top 25 teams (LSU, Ole Miss, and Texas A&M) as well as Rice.
Baker, a sophomore, played at Oak Ridge High School and was the 2015 Gatorade National Player of the Year. He started all 67 games last year as a freshman at TCU, earning Big 12 Freshman of the Year honors.
(March 1, 2017) Texas Tech infielder/outfielder Hunter Hargrove has been selected as the Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award Player of the Week. Hargrove amassed eight hits in 20 at bats (.400 average) with a home run, three doubles and nine RBIs in five games.
Hargrove starred at Mansfield High School where he played all nine positions during his high school career.
Also of note this week, Baylor’s Richard Cunningham was 5-for-10 (.500) with three RBIs. Lamar’s Reid Russell belted a pair of home runs and was 7-for-14 over the past week and continued a nine-game hitting stream.