Kentucky's Riley Mahan was named SEC Player of The Week on Monday after batting .500 and driving in 11 runs for the Wildcats during their successful opening homestand.
The Cats went 5-0 against Eastern Kentucky, Western Kentucky, and No. 23 UC Santa Barbara to push their season record to 7-5.
Mahan, a junior infielder from Cincinnati, had a slugging percentage of .944 during the week. He recorded five doubles and a home run among his nine hits.
In the Eastern Kentucky and Western Kentucky games, Mahan drove in a career-high four runs on back to back days.
He is now hitting .347 on the season with 13 runs, six doubles, three home runs and a team-high 17 RBI.
It was Mahan's first league honor