Pac-12 Baseball Weekly Awards - March 9, 2021
Pac-12 Baseball Player of the Week: Kenyon Yovan, Jr., RHP/INF, OREGON (Beaverton, Ore.)
4 GP, .467 AVG, .591 OBP, 1.267 SLG, 11 RBI, 4 HR, 6 R, 7 H, 6 BB
- Homered three times in Oregon’s doubleheader against UC Santa Barbara this past Saturday.
- Drove in the eventual winning run of game one with a base hit in the top of the ninth against the Gauchos.
- In game two, the junior hit a pair of two-run homers to lead the Ducks to a 17-2 win.
- Hit his fourth home run of the series in the top of the first of game four, contributing an additional RBI in the seventh.
- Intentionally walked three times in Sunday’s game, including twice with two outs and no one on base, leading Oregon to finish off a sweep of UC Santa Barbara.
- The four-game road sweep of a ranked team by the Ducks was the first in the history of the program.
- Selected as one of Collegiate Baseball’s national players of the week.
Pac-12 Baseball Pitcher of the Week: Zane Mills, Jr., RHP, WASHINGTON STATE (Portland, Ore.)
1 GP, 8.0 IP, 6 H, 0 ER, 7 K
- Improved to 3-0 after striking out seven in Washington State’s 6-1 series-opening win over Seattle this past Friday.
- Allowed just one unearned run on six hits across a career-high eight innings.
- Mills settled in after the tough third inning, retiring 13 straight at one point.
- Currently sits at a 3-0 record with 23 strikeouts across a conference-leading 21.1 innings.
- The Cougars (9-2) claimed the series with Seattle to open the season with three straight series wins for the first time since 2008.
Player of the Week: Sean McLain, ASU; Branden Boissiere, ARIZ; Dylan Beavers, CAL; Jacob Melton, OSU; Christian Robinson, STAN; Kevin Kendall, UCLA; Kyle Manzardo, WSU.
Pitcher of the Week: Ethan Long, ASU; Preston Price, ARIZ; Josh White, CAL; Cullen Kafka, ORE; Kevin Abel, OSU; Zach Grech, STAN; Sean Mullen, UCLA; Justin Kelly, UTAH; Adam Bloebaum, WASH.
|Feb. 24||Ryan Ober, Oregon State||Jesse Bergin, UCLA|
|Mar. 2||Branden Boissiere, Arizona||Kevin Abel, Oregon State|
|Mar. 9||Kenyon Yovan, Oregon||Zane Mills, Washington State|