The two-way star leads the Southeastern Conference in home runs, RBI and slugging percentage for the No. 19 Wildcats. The junior lefty also owns a 5-1 record and a 2.20 ERA in seven starts on the mound.
On the mound, the Terre Haute, Ind., native owns wins over preseason No. 1 Virginia, No. 1 South Carolina and No. 5 Vanderbilt.
LSU right-hander Aaron Nola was selected the midseason pitcher of the year. South Carolina pitcher Wil Crowe was chosen the midseason freshman of the year, while Houston's Todd Whitting was tabbed the midseason coach of the year.
Kentucky (20-9, 4-5 SEC) returns to action on Friday, playing host to No. 12 Florida at 6:30 p.m. ET at Cliff Hagan Stadium. Reed is the Cats' expected starter in the opener of the three-game weekend series against the Gators.