SEC Baseball Player of the Year Award Power Rankings - Pre-SEC Play Edition

We look at the pre-SEC play power rankings for baseball so far this year.

2023 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship
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4. 3B Billy Amick (Tennessee)

Last week's ranking: 5

Amick continued to show his power over the weekend, while also raising his average with a 4-for-9 weekend with 1 HR, 1 double, 2 RBI, and 4 runs scored as Tennessee swept Illinois.

For the season, he's now hitting .365 with a .431 OBP and .873 SLG (1.304 OPS). He is also tied for second in the SEC with 9 Home Runs. Amick also has 3 doubles, 1 triple, 21 RBI, and 21 runs scored on the year.

Amick and the Vols will open up SEC play this weekend against Alabama.

3. OF/RHP Braden Montgomery (Texas A&M)

Last week's ranking: 3

It was a solid weekend for Braden Montgomery as he put up a 4-for-12 line with 3 doubles (1 each game), 4 RBI, 5 runs scored, 4 BB, and 1 SB over the weekend as the Aggies swept Rhode Island.

For the season, Montgomery is now hitting .397 with a .539 OBP and a .879 SLG (1.418 OPS) to go along with 7 HR, 5 doubles, 1 triple, 30 RBI (leads SEC), and 21 runs scored. Montgomery's 30 RBI is also tied for 3rd most in the country.

He still has the one relief appearance on the mound.

As previously mentioned, A&M opens up SEC play this weekend against Florida.