Alabama baseball sophomore outfielder Owen Diodati is the BamaCentral Crimson Tide Athlete of the Week for the week of April 12-18, 2021.
Diodati was responsible for the Crimson Tide's walk-off win on Thursday against Auburn thanks to a game-winning single in the 10th inning. In total, he batted 2-for-5 with two RBIs in the 8-7 win.
On Saturday inside Sewell-Thomas Stadium, Diodati once again batted 2-for-5 from the plate, but registered one run and four RBIs in the contest to keep the Crimson Tide close and set up the walk-off victory in the bottom of the ninth. Two of his four home runs came off of a game-tying home run in the bottom of the third inning.
1. Lexi Graber (senior all-around, gymnastics); Luisa Blanco (sophomore all-around, gymnastics)
- Graber earned herself the individual floor exercise NCAA Championships title due to her stellar performances on the floor all season
- Blanco was named the balance beam individual NCAA Champion
2. K.B. Sides (senior outfielder, softball)
- Batted 1-for-3 with two runs against Florida on Sunday, helping Alabama avoid a three-game sweep in the 4-2 Crimson Tide victory
- Sides' hit in the game extended her hitting streak to nine-consecutive games
3. Bryce Young (sophomore quarterback, football)
- Completed 25 of 44 passes for 333 yards and a touchdown in the annual A-Day Game
- The touchdown by Young was the only one of the game for the White Team, a 59-yard connection with redshirt-junior tight end Cameron Latu
Weekly Winners of the Spring 2021 Semester:
Dec. 28-Jan. 3: John Petty Jr.
Jan. 4-10: Herb Jones
Jan. 11-17: DeVonta Smith
Jan. 18-24: Josh Primo
Jan. 25-31: Jaden Shackelford
Feb. 1-7: Jaden Shackelford
Feb. 8-14: Jasmine Walker
Feb. 15-21: Owen Diodati
Feb. 22-28: Lexi Kilfoyl
March 1-7: Jahvon Quinerly
March 8-14: Herb Jones
March 15-21: Luisa Blanco
March 22-28: John Petty Jr.
March 29-April 4: Luisa Blanco/Makarri Doggette
April 5-11: Zane Denton
April 12-18: Owen Diodati
Weekly Winners of the Fall 2020 Semester:
Sept. 14-20: Riley Mattingly
Sept. 21-27: Jaylen Waddle
Sept. 28-Oct. 4: Mac Jones
Oct. 5-11: Najee Harris
Oct. 12-18: DeVonta Smith
Oct. 19-25: Jaylen Waddle
Oct. 26-Nov. 1: DeVonta Smith
Nov. 2-8: Felicia Knox
Nov. 9-15: Kennedy Muckelroy
Nov. 16-22: DeVonta Smith
Nov. 23-29: Ariyah Copeland
Nov. 30-Dec. 6: DeVonta Smith
Dec. 7-Dec. 13: Brian Robinson Jr.
Dec. 14-20: Najee Harris
Dec. 21-27: Jaden Shackelford