Pac-12 announces Baseball Players of the Week

ANDREW VAUGHN NAMED PLAYER OF THE WEEK
OREGON KENYON YOVAN TABBED PITCHER OF THE WEEK

SAN FRANCISCO - The Pac-12 Conference office announced today that CALIFORNIA’s Andrew Vaughn was named the Pac-12 Player of the Week and OREGON’s Kenyon Yovan was tabbed Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week

Pac-12 Baseball Player of the Week: Andrew Vaughn, So., IF (Santa Rosa, Calif.)
• Vaughn posted another strong week at the plate to earn his second Conference honor this season. He helped California capture a critical series win over then-No. 15 UCLA and a non-conference win over UC Davis (9-3).
• The Golden Bears' first baseman went 9-for-18 (.500) with two home runs, two doubles, four runs scored and nine RBIs while boasting a .944 slugging percentage.
• Led the Bears to an 8-3 victory over the Bruins with a three-run double in the eighth inning to clinch the series on Saturday. Vaughn is hitting .467 with 14 home runs, 39 RBIs, and holds a .598 on-base percentage that ranks first in the nation.
• Collects third career Pac-12 Player of the Week honor and Cal’s 77th all-time weekly nod.

Pac-12 Baseball Pitcher of the Week: Kenyon Yovan So., RHP (Beaverton, Ore.)
• In only his second career start, Yovan was dominant in Oregon’s 10-1 victory over then-No. 3 Stanford on Thursday.
• He struck out a career-high nine batters in six innings to deal the Cardinal only its third loss of the season. Yovan conceded just one walk and three hits to give Oregon a 9-0 lead in the bottom of the sixth.
• The 2017 All-American closer also batted .400 (4-10) and recorded two doubles last week as the team's designated hitter.
• Earns first Pac-12 Player of the Week honor and Oregon’s 60th all-time weekly nod.

ALSO NOMINATED:
PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Dillon Paulson, USC; Dashawn Keirsey Jr., UTAH; Nick Kahle, WASH; JJ Hancock, WSU.
PITCHER OF THE WEEK: Eli Lingos, ASU; Tanner Dodson, CAL; Jack Little, STAN; Kyle Hurt, USC; Alex Hardy, WASH; Ryan Walker, WSU.

2018 PAC-12 PLAYER AND PITCHER OF THE WEEK

 Week of Player Pitcher
Feb. 20 Trevor Larnach, OSU Tristan Beck, STAN
Feb. 27 Jonah Davis, CAL Joe DeMers, WASH
March 6 Spencer Torkelson, ASU Tristan Beck, STAN
March 12 Andrew Vaughn, CAL Parker Kelly, ORE
March 19 Gage Canning, ASU Kyle Hurt, USC
March 26 Brandon Wulf, STAN Luke Heimlich, OSU
April 2 Andrew Vaughn, CAL Kenyon Yovan, ORE
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