Nidiffer, Bazzani, Ridings honored; UofL falls in rankings

College Baseball

Marcus Nidiffer; BluGrass Baseball photo

Weekly roundup of conference honors and top 25 rankings:

  • University of Kentucky senior catcher Marcus Nidiffer was named Southeastern Conference player of the week after hitting a go-ahead grand slam in his last home at-bat to send UK to a sweep against LSU.
  • Western Kentucky University senior right-handed pitcher Matt Ridings was named the Sun Belt Conference pitcher of the week for his performance against Louisiana-Lafayette.
  • Eastern Kentucky University freshman right-handed pitcher Anthony Bazzani was named Ohio Valley Conference pitcher of the week after his complete-game victory against Jacksonville State.
  • The University of Louisville fell to No. 11 in the latest Baseball America top 25 rankings.
  • UofL also dropped to No. 10 in the latest and Yahoo! Sports top 25.

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