Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Big 12 Player of the Week: Conner Mach

Conner Mach became the first MU player to be awarded the Big 12 Player or Pitcher of the Week in 2011.

Quartet Collects Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Weekly Accolades (big12sports.com)
PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Conner Mach, Missouri, INF, Jr., 6-0, 197Chesterfield, Mo. (Parkway West)

Mach hit .543 on the weekend, helping guide the Tigers to a pair of wins at Baylor. The junior started all three games in the leadoff spot for the first time this season and tallied six hits in 11 at-bats while driving in a team-best five runs on the weekend. His six hits accounted for 10 total bases as he slugged a team-best .909 on the weekend with his first home run of the year, a two-run shot in Friday's contest. He finished the game 4-for-4, reaching base in all five plate appearances as he was hit by a pitch after hitting safely in his first four at bats. The Chesterfield, Mo, native fell a triple shy of hitting for the cycle. He scored the game-tying run in the Tigers' series opener and drove in an insurance run with a an RBI in the seventh and also recorded a pair of RBI in the series finale on Saturday. Mach finished with a team-best .600 OBP on the week, leading Mizzou in runs (two), RBI (five), OBP (.600), slugging (.909) and total bases (10) while ranking second in hits (six) and extra-base hits (two).

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