UC Irvine junior third baseman Taylor Sparks hit .600 with a 1.000 slugging percentage last week, earning him the Big West Conference Player of the Week award in baseball.

Sparks went six for 10 with five runs batted in, two doubles, a triple and two walks, helping the Anteaters go 3-0.

Sparks went into this week leading UCI in hits (18). He is tied for RBIs (11), doubles (three) and triples (three).

— From staff reports