Alabama Infielder Named SEC Freshman of the Week
Alabama baseball infielder Colby Shelton has won SEC Freshman of the Week.
He won the award for his performance over the weekend, recording six hits, 11 runs batted in, five home runs, and was five of Alabama's runs put on the board in the Crimson Tide's sweep of Illinois-Chicago.
Shelton also had his career best in hits, home runs, runs scored, and runs batted in (per game) in the series as well.
The Fla., native has been a huge addition to the success of this undefeated team, recording 13 hits in 33 at bats, 17 runs batted in, drawn six walks, and currently has a .394 batting average.
Shelton leads the team in home runs, runs batted in, is tied for No. 1 for runs scored, has the second-highest slugging percentage, second-highest OPS, the third-most hits, the fourth-most at bats, the fifth highest batting average, and the sixth highest on-base percentage.
The Alabama Crimson Tide baseball team takes on Samford on Tuesday, March 6, 2023, at 6 p.m. CST. Coverage will be on Tide 100.9 FM and the Tide 100.9 app which is free to download in the App Store.