Ike Davis Named Pac-10 Player of the Week
March 7, 2006
TEMPE, Ariz. - ARIZONA STATE freshman LHP/DH Ike Davis has been named the Pacific-10 Conference Baseball Player of the Week and UCLA junior right-handed pitcher Tyson Brummett has been named Pitcher of the Week for Feb. 28 - Mar. 6, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.
Davis, from Scottsdale, Ariz., excelled at the plate and on the mound for the Sun Devils, who finished last week 4-0 thanks to a 13-5 win over Texas Tech on Tuesday and a three-game sweep over Auburn. Davis hit the first two home runs of his career last week, both grand slams. He knocked in 13 runs over the four games, batting .588 (10-for-17) with four extra-base hits to help the Devils score 47 runs over the week. On Friday, Davis batted in a career-high seven runs, and leads his team with 29 RBI this season. On the mound, Davis threw 4.1 innings against Texas Tech, allowing six hits and two earned runs to pick up the victory. On Sunday, he lasted four innings, allowing one earned run and four hits. He leads the ASU pitching staff with 29 strikeouts this season.
The Player of the Week honor is the first of Davis' career, while it is the 77th such honor for Arizona State.
The Sun Devils are 14-5 and head to Corpus Christi, Texas this weekend for the First Annual Whataburger Baseball Classic. They will face Texas A&M Corpus Christi, Rice and TCU before heading to Austin for a meeting with the Texas Longhorns next Tuesday.