Brandon Averill Named Pac-10 Player of the Week
March 11, 2003
Junior third baseman Brandon Averill was named Pac-10 Player of the Week for his performance against USC last weekend. The honor is the first for Averill.
Averill, from Orange, Calif., hit .417 (5-for-12) over the weekend andled the team with seven RBI in UCLA's 2-1 series win over No. 18 USC.Averill finished the series with a team-high two doubles and 10 totalbases. He also added a three-run home run, his second of the season,and scored three runs.
In a 17-5 win on March 9, Averill had a two RBIdouble that opened the floodgates for a ten-run inning. The Bruinstook the series against the Trojans for the first time since the 2000season.