Pac-12 announces Baseball Players of the Week

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 CALIFORNIA’S ANDREW VAUGHN NAMED PLAYER OF THE WEEK
WASHINGTON STATE’S PARKER MCFADDEN 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 WASHINGTON STATE’S Parker McFadden was tabbed Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week.

Pac-12 Baseball Player of the Week: Andrew Vaughn, So., IF, California (Santa Rosa, Calif.)
• Vaughn led California to a 2-2 week and its fourth-straight Pac-12 series win, taking 2-of-3 games against Washington (11-4, 5-2, 3-4).
• Vaughn went 11-for-17 (.647) with three home runs, three doubles, seven RBIs, .684 on-base percentage, 1.353 slugging percentage and six runs scored over four games last week. His team-leading 18 homers this season ranks second nationally.
• In the second game of the Washington series, Vaughn gave the Golden Bears the lead in the third inning with a home run and Cal held on to clinch the series.
• Earns his third Pac-12 Player of the Week honor this season (March, 12; April, 2) and California’s 55th weekly player nod.

Pac-12 Baseball Pitcher of the Week: Parker McFadden, Jr., RHP, Washington State (Yelm, Wash.)
• McFadden earned the win as four Washington State pitchers combined for a no-hitter against Santa Clara (5-0) on Sunday.
• Threw the first five innings in his first start since 2016 and struck out four batters, walked two and hit one in the program’s 26th no-hitter in school history.
• WSU recorded its second no-hitter of the season (April 8) the first time since 1976 the program posted multiple no-hitters in one season. Marks the fourth no-hitter in the Pac-12 this season, which ties for the most in a single season in Conference history.
• Made an appearance in WSU’s midweek matchup versus Gonzaga for a total of 6.1 innings without allowing a hit along with seven strike outs.
• Collects first career Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week award and Washington State’s 79th all-time weekly honor.

ALSO NOMINATED:
PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Spencer Torkelson, ASU; Tyler Malone, OSU; Michael Toglia, UCLA; Andrew Daschbach, STAN; Blake Clanton, WSU.
PITCHER OF THE WEEK: Aaron Shortridge, CAL; Luke Heimlich, OSU; Jake Bird, UCLA.       

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
April 9 Chase Strumpf, UCLA Scotty Sunitsch, WSU
April 16 Trevor Larnach, OSU Luke Heimlich, OSU
April 23 Andrew Vaughn, CAL Parker McFadden, WSU
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