OXFORD, Miss. – Junior second baseman Alex Yarbrough has been named the Southeastern Conference’s Co-Player of the Week after helping lead No. 18 Ole Miss to a win over Mississippi State and a series win over No. 15 Arkansas, the league office announced on Monday.
Yarbrough was tabbed for the honor alongside Kentucky’s Luke Maile, marking the fourth time this season the Southeastern Conference has named co-recipients of a weekly award in baseball.
The junior hit .529 for the week and an even more impressive .615 against the league’s top pitching staff as the Razorbacks held the squad’s best ERA heading into the weekend series. Yarbrough posted a hit in each game on the week, extending his active hit streak to 19 games – the sixth longest in school history.
He posted a 4-for-5 performance in the series opener with three RBI and a run scored before coming up with the game-winning RBI in a 1-0 victory over Arkansas in game two to clinch the series. He then went 3-for-4 in Sunday’s game to bring his season total to 22 multiple-hit games this year.
Yarbrough and the Rebels will return to action with four road games this week, beginning with a non-conference contest against Memphis at AutoZone Park on Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. Ole Miss will then continue to play on the road with a three-game series at Mississippi State this weekend.
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