Adam Berry Named Pac-10 Player of the Week
March 12, 2002
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. ï¿½ UCLA senior left fielder Adam Berry has beennamed Pac-10 Baseball Player of the Week and ARIZONA STATE juniorright-hander Robbie McClellan has been named Pac-10 Baseball Pitcher ofthe Week for Mar. 5-12, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.
Berry, from Richardson, Texas., hit .500 (9-for-18) with four home runsand 11 RBI in four games last week. Berry put together mulit-hitperformances at the plate in each game. He hit two home runs in theBruinsï¿½ second game at Cal State Northridge and added an outfield assistto throw a runner out at home plate. Berry also was a perfect 2-for-2 instolen bases.
McClellan, from Liberal, Kan., became the first Sun Devil to notchback-to-back complete games since 1999, striking out a career-high 10batters in a seven-inning win against UNLV. He allowed just four hitsand did not allow a run in the 10-0 win over the Rebels. McClellan istied for the team lead in wins with a 4-2 record and has a 2.10 ERA in30.0 innings pitched. Has struck out 36 batters and walked only 14.
The Player of the Week honor is the first for Berry in his career, andthe 36th selection all-time for UCLA. The Pitcher of the Week honor isthe first for McClellan in his career, and the 43rd selection all-timefor Arizona State.
Also nominated for Player of the Week were Dustin Pedroia, ASU, JasonCooper, STAN. Also nominated for Pitcher of the Week were BrianMontalbo, CAL, Jared Sanders, OSU, John Hudgins, STAN, Casey Janssen,UCLA, Shawn Kohn, WASH.
2002 PAC-10 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Mar. 12 - Adam Berry, UCLA.
2002 PAC-10 PITCHERS OF THE WEEK: Mar. 12 - Robbie McClellan, ASU.