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BSB: Gators 1B Kendrick Calilao named SEC co-Freshman of the Week

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Florida first baseman Kendrick Calilao has been named the SEC co-Freshman of the Week after leading the Gators to a series victory over Miami, the conference announced on Monday.

The Kissimmee, FL native went 8-15 in the five games (four starts) he played during the week. He enjoyed a 7-12 weekend against the Hurricanes.

In addition to leading the team in hits for the week, he also paced the team with 6 RBI while only striking out in two plate appearances.

On the season, Calilao is hitting a team best .435 with an on-base+slugging of 1.302. He has slugged a homer in addition to two doubles and a triple this far in 2019.

Calilao shares the weekly honor with Mississippi State RHP JT Ginn.

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