COLLEGE STATION -- Texas A&M third baseman Jamie Hinshaw was named Big 12 Co-Player of the Week for games of March 31-April 6, the league office announced today. It was Hinshaw’s first career weekly award.
Hinshaw was 5-for-7 (.714) with three runs scored, four RBIs, a double, and a homerun in the Aggies run-rulings over Iowa State, 11-1 (5) and 9-1 (5). The senior was responsible for five of the Aggies’ 11 runs in the first game, going 3-for-4 with two runs scored and three RBIs. With her stolen base in the first game, Hinshaw is a perfect 12-for-12 in stolen bases. Hinshaw went 2-for-3 in the second game, blasting her third homerun of the season, 13th of her career. On the weekend, Hinshaw posted a 1.286 slugging percentage and increased her overall batting average 21 points from .333 to .354. Hinshaw also was perfect in the field, registering eight assists without an error. Through eight Big 12 games, Hinshaw is hitting .429 and ranks first in the Big 12 in runs scored (10) and second in hits (12).
Oklahoma outfielder Amber Flores also earned Big 12 Player of the week honors after going 5-for-7 (0.714) from the plate last week helping the Sooners sweep their weekend series with Missouri.
Texas Tech’s Ashly Jacobs earned Big 12 Pitcher of the week honors after going a perfect 2-0 on the week, leading the Red Raiders to their first-ever season sweep of Nebraska and their first victories over the Huskers in seven years.