Oregon State's Santos Named Pac-10 Baseball Player of the Week

May 31, 2010

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WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- OREGON STATE senior outfielder Adalberto Santos has been named the Pac-10 Baseball Player of the Week, while teammate sophomore right-handed pitcher Sam Gaviglio has been named the Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week for May 24-30, Commissioner Larry Scott announced today. 

Santos, of New York, N.Y., helped guide the Beavers to a 3-1 record last week, including a 2-1 series win over Arizona to close out the 2010 regular season. The senior outfielder was 8-for-15 from the plate for a .533 batting average. He accounted for eight runs, scoring four and driving in four, had two home runs, one double and triple and tallied a slugging percentage of 1.133. He also walked twice and was a perfect 4-for-4 in stolen base attempts. Santos has now reached base safely via hit or walk in 37-straight games. Santos finished the regular season leading the Beavers with a .337 batting average and stolen bases (18) and is second on the squad in home runs (10) and RBI (35). 

This marks the first career Pac-10 Player of the Week honor for Adalberto and the 56th all-time Pac-10 Player of the Week selection for Oregon State. 

In Saturday’s 5-0 victory over the Wildcats, Gaviglio notched a career-high 13 strikeouts in 7.2 innings of work. The sophomore right-hander from Ashland, Ore., walked just two batters and allowed five hits to improve to 3-3 this season and 13-4 lifetime at Oregon State. Gaviglio dominated the Wildcat hitters as he forced Arizona to for 1-for-14 with runners on base and 0-for-10 with runners in scoring position. Gaviglio finished the season with a 4.65 ERA, .257 opponent batting average and 44 strikeouts in 60.0 innings of work. 

This is the first career Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week honor for Gaviglio and the 62nd all-time Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week selection for Oregon State.

Also Nominated (Player): Riccio Torrez, ASU; Ricky Oropesa, USC

Also Nominated (Pitcher): Jordan Pries, STAN

2010 Pac-10 Players of the Week
Feb. 22 - Zack MacPhee, So., INF, ASU
Mar. 1 - Derek Jones, So., OF, WSU
Mar. 8 - Eddie Rodriguez, Sr., C, ORE
Mar. 15 - Joey Rickard, Fr., OF, ARIZ
Mar. 22 - Jett Bandy, So., C, ARIZ
Mar. 29 - Steve Selsky, So., OF, ARIZ
Apr. 5 - Drew Maggi, So., INF/OF, ASU
Apr. 12 - Zack MacPhee, So., INF, ASU
Apr. 19 - Jonathan Kaskow, Jr., 1B, STAN
Apr. 26 - Kenny Diekroeger, Fr., 3B, STAN
May 3 - Riccio Torrez, So., 1B, ASU
May 10 - Beau Amaral, Fr., OF, UCLA
May 17 - Eddie Rodriguez, Sr., C, ORE
May 24 - Kole Calhoun, Sr., OF, ASU
May 31 - Adalberto Santos, Sr., OF, OSU

2010 Pac-10 Pitchers of the Week
 
Feb. 22 - Kurt Heyer, Fr., RHP, ARIZ
Mar. 1 - Greg Peavey, Jr., RHP, OSU
Mar. 8 - Kevin Miller, Jr., RHP, CAL
Mar. 15 - Trevor Bauer, So., RHP, UCLA
Mar. 22 - Tanner Robles, Jr., LHP, OSU
Mar. 29 - Jake Borup, So., RHP, ASU
Apr. 5 - Jordan Pries, So., RHP, STAN
Apr. 12 - Greg Peavey, Jr., RHP, OSU
Apr. 19 - Kurt Heyer, Fr., RHP, ARIZ
Apr. 26 - Chad Arnold, Jr., RHP, WSU
May 3 - Justin LaTempa, Sr., RHP, ORE
May 10 - Brady Rodgers, Fr., RHP, ASU
May 17 - James Wise, Jr., RHP, WSU
May 24 - Rob Rasmussen, Jr., LHP, UCLA
May 31 - Sam Gaviglio, So., RHP, OSU

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