Florida outfielder Wil Dalton was named the SEC Player of the week, the conference announced on Monday.
Dalton played in all four games this week and earned the weekly honor despite only hitting .263 (5-19) for the week. What Dalton did do was make those hits count.
The sophomore junior college transfer collected three home runs and ten RBIs on the week.
Dalton, a Spring Hill, TN native is leading the SEC with 15 home runs and 45 RBI and maintains a .287 overall average and a .647 slugging percentage.
Florida currently sits atop most of the national polls with a 34-8 record and a 14-4 conference record has them in the driver’s seat in the SEC East race.
The Gators will begin a four game homestand with Mercer in midweek play on Tuesday before taking on Auburn in conference play with a three game set that will begin on Thursday.
*Information for this article was provided by the official UF baseball press release.