The College Baseball Blog and StatStud.com have teamed up this season to bring a weekly award for the top players in the last week. We will select one pitcher and hitter every week throughout the regular season. Scott Gorgen of UC-Irvine picked up our Pitcher of the Week award while Ryan Meade of Ohio State picked up our Player of the Week award for the week ending on March 17th.
Gorgen pitched eight shutout innings while only allowing one hit and one walk against the University of Hawaii in a 9-0 victory. He is now 3-1 with a 0.60 ERA on the year with the only loss coming to Tulane’s ace Shooter Hunt in a real pitching duel a few weeks back.
Ohio State freshman infielder Ryan Meade only played two games on the week but went .700 (7-10) in victories over Harvard and Dartmouth. He drove in five runs and scored two. In his first season of playing college baseball he has a season average of .378.
Honorable Mention of the Week goes to the Georgia Southern Eagles and Western Carolina’s offenses. The Georgia Southern Eagles pick up the honor as they hit 14 homers in a 26-8 victory over Columbia. Western Carolina pick up the mention as they knocked off the Hartford Hawks 32-3 on Sunday.