Pac-12 announces baseball Players of the Week

STANFORD’S JESSE KUET NAMED PLAYER OF THE WEEK
OREGON STATE’S JAKE THOMPSON TABBED PITCHER OF THE WEEK

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Jesse Kuet, Jr., INF, Stanford
6 R, 10 H, 6 RBI, .556 SLG
• Hit a walk off in the 10th inning of the final home game for head coach Mark Marquess, who is retiring after 41 seasons.
• For the week, Kuet hit .556 (10-for-18) with 6 runs, 6 RBI and a .600 on-base percentage.
• On Wednesday, Kuet had a career-high four hits and four RBI with two runs on a 4-for-5 night at Santa Clara. On Friday, he went 2-for-3 with two more runs, including the game-tying run in the seventh. That was followed by a 1-for-2 night with two runs, a walk and a big RBI in the eighth inning that gave the Cardinal an insurance run. On Sunday, he was 2-for-5 with a game-winning RBI in the 10th that sparked an emotional Cardinal celebration.
• First honor for Kuet and 77th honor for Stanford.

PITCHER OF THE WEEK: Jake Thompson, Jr., RHP, Oregon State
• 5 K, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 0.00 ERA
• Became the nation's first 12-game winner in his complete-game effort over WSU. It was his first career complete-game effort.
• He allowed only four batters to reach base and none managed to get into scoring position.
• Thompson lowered his ERA to 1.01, which is third nationally.
• 86th honor for Oregon State and second honor for Oregon State.

ALSO NOMINATED

Player: JJ Matijevic, ARIZ; Cameron Eden, CAL; Kyle Kasser, ORE; Michael Gretler, OSU; Daniel Amaral, UCLA; Frankie Rios, USC; Dallas Carroll, UTAH; Dillon PLew, WSU.
Pitcher: Cameron Ming, ARIZ; Tanner Dodson, CAL; David Peterson, ORE; Tyler Thorne, STAN; Griffin Canning, UCLA; Dylan Drachler, UTAH.

2017 PAC-12 PLAYER AND PITCHER OF THE WEEK

  Player Pitcher
Feb. 21 Nick Quintana, Ariz Luke Heimlich, OSU
Feb. 28 Hunter Simmons, UTAH Andrew Summerville, STAN
Mar. 7 Quinn Brodey, STAN Colton Hock, STAN
Mar. 14 Quinn Brodey, STAN David Peterson, ORE
Mar. 21 Cadyn Grenier, OSU Jake Thompson, OSU
Mar. 28 KJ Harrison, OSU Bryce Fehmel, OSU
Apr. 3 Nick Madrigal, OSU David Peterson, ORE
Apr. 10 JJ Matijevic, ARIZ Jake Mulholland, OSU
Apr. 17 Gage Canning, ASU Griffin Canning, UCLA
Apr. 24 Andrew Vaughn, CAL Luke Heimlich, OSU
May 1 Matt Winaker, STAN David Peterson, ORE
May 8 Cal Stevenson, ARIZ Luke Heimlich, OSU
May 15 Chandler Anderson, UTAH Noah Bremer, WASH
May 22 Jesse Kuet, STAN Jake Thompson, OSU