Hogs Andy Wilkins Wins SEC Baseball Freshman of the Week

by ElvisHog on February 25, 2008

Andy Wilkins • Arkansas
1B/3B • Broken Arrow, Okla.

  • Had two game-winning hits in the Wright State series…Hit .455 for the weekend (5 for 11) in three starts (one at first base and two at designated hitter)…Wilkins drove in a team best six runs while also scoring three runs.
  • He posted a .727 slugging percentage and a .571 on-base percentage with the help of three walks…He hit .500 with runners in scoring position and .500 with two out, including four two-out RBI.

From Wilkins’ profile on Hogwired.com: Andy Wilkins was one of the premier high school hitters in the state of Oklahoma … a corner infidler with pure power and hitting ability … will play first base as a freshman where he will battle for a starting spot … has outstanding strike zone awareness … can be a force in the SEC as a freshman … drafted in the 25th round (770) of the 2007 MLB Draft by the Texas Rangers … named a 2006 and 2007 Louisville Slugger High School All-American … Baseball America ranked him as the No. 11 professional prospect in the state of Oklahoma and called him “the best high school hitter in the state.”[read more]

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