ASU's Davis Named Pac-10 Baseball Player of the Week and WSU's Humes Named Pitcher of the Week
March 18, 2008
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - ARIZONA STATE junior first baseman and left-handed pitcher Ike Davis has been named the Pacific-10 Conference Baseball Player of the Week and WASHINGTON STATE senior pitcher Ross Humes has been named Pitcher of the Week for Mar. 11 - 17, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.
Davis, from Scottsdale, Ariz., helped lead the Sun Devils to a 5-0 mark this week. Davis recorded two multi-homer games, homering twice in a 6-5 win on Tuesday against Arkansas and again on Friday in an 8-1 win over Troy. For the week, Davis knocked in eight RBI, slugged 1.412 and went 9-for-17 (.529). He also scored seven runs and drew three walks. He pitched 1.2 innings on Tuesday against Arkansas, striking out four and not allowing a single hit.
Humes, from Federal Way, Wash., made his first start of the season on Wednesday at No. 15 Wichita State and blanked the Shockers for five innings leaving the game with a 4-0 lead. The Cougars could not hold on to the lead and Humes received no decision. The junior came back to save both games of a doubleheader sweep at No. 25 Oklahoma on Saturday. He is 1-0 with four saves and 0.00 ERA. He has given up seven hits and two walks while striking out 13 and not giving up a run this season.
The Player of the Week honor is the third of Davis' career, and the 86th such honor for Arizona State. The Pitcher of the Week honor is the second for Humes, and the 30th selection all-time for Washington State.
Also nominated for Player of the Week: Josh Satin, CAL; Drew George, OSU; Alden Carrithers, UCLA; Troy Scott, WASH.
Also nominated for Pitcher of the Week: Daniel Schlereth, ARIZ; Kevin Miller, CAL; Charles Brewer, UCLA; Cam Nobles, WASH.
2008 PAC-10 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Feb. 26-Brett Wallace, Jr., 3B, ASU; Mar. 4-Josh Satin, Sr., 2B, CAL; Mar. 11-Ike Davis, Jr., 1B/LHP, ASU; Mar. 18-Ike Davis, Jr., 1B/LHP, ASU.
2008 PAC-10 PITCHERS OF THE WEEK: Feb. 26-Tyson Ross, Jr., RHP, CAL; Mar. 4-Tim Murphy, Jr., LHP, UCLA; Mar. 11-David Coulon, Sr., LHP, ARIZ; Mar. 18-Ross Humes, Jr., P, WSU.