DENVER – Fresno State third baseman Tom Mendonca and right-handed pitcher Derek Benny have been named the Western Athletic Conference Baseball Hitter and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for Mar. 23-29. Continue reading WAC Players of the Week→
DENVER, CO – New Mexico State shortstop Bryan Marquez and Nevada right-handed pitcher Derek Achelpohl have been named the Western Athletic Conference Baseball Hitter and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for Mar. 9-15.
Marquez, a senior from Bonny Lake, Wash. (The Dalles HS), hit .600 in helping the Aggies to a 4-1 record last week. Marquez had a season-high three hits and tied a career high with five RBI as he hit a solo home run and the game-tying grand slam to lead NMSU to a 10-inning, 11-10 victory over Northern Colorado. Marquez had two grand slams on the weekend, and finished the week going 9-for-15 at the plate with nine hits, 13 RBI, four home runs and six walks.
DENVER, CO – Louisiana Tech third baseman Chris Kersten and San Jose State left-handed pitcher David Berner have been named the Western Athletic Conference Baseball Hitter and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for Feb. 16-22.
Kersten, a senior from Kiowa, Kansas (Medicine Lodge HS), hit .700 (7-10) in helping the Bulldogs to a three-game sweep over Grambling State last week. In the season-opening 15-3 win, Kersten went 2-for-4 at the plate with a double and a home run with a pair of RBI. In the second game against Grambling State, Kersten went 2-for-2 with a pair of home runs and six RBI. He then went 3-for-4 at the plate with a pair of doubles and a home run, along with five RBI. On the week, Kersten went 7-for-10 with four home runs, three doubles, 13 RBI and two walks. Continue reading WAC Baseball Players of the Week Announced – Week One→