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Pac-12 Baseball Weekly Awards - April 6, 2021

Apr 6, 2021

Pac-12 Baseball Player of the Week: Jacob Melton, So., OF/IF, OREGON STATE (Medford, Ore.)

5 GP, .611 AVG, .632 OBP, 1.444 SLG, 8 RBI, 4 HR, 5 R, 11 H, 1 BB

  • Went 11-for-18 with four multi-hit games to lead Oregon State to a 4-1 record.
  • Spearheaded a 7-1 win over Portland on March 30 with his first collegiate home run. 
  • Hit three home runs in a 17-3 victory against Utah on April 2.
  • Became the first Beaver with three home runs in a single game since 2001.
  • One of 15 players nationally with a three-homer performance this season.
  • Set career highs with four hits and seven RBI against the Utes on Friday, highlighted by home runs in back-to-back innings, including a seventh-inning grand slam.
  • Also added a double, triple and stolen base across his career weekend. 

Pac-12 Baseball Pitcher of the Week: Chandler Murphy, Fr., RHP, ARIZONA (Peoria, Ariz.)

1 GP, 5.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 8 K

  • Earned his third win of the season after pitching five innings of no-hit relief against Arizona State on Thursday night.
  • Entered the game in the fifth with the Wildcats trailing 5-4 and allowed just baserunner over five frames while Arizona scored six times in the seventh to take control.
  • Set a career high with eight strikeouts, including six in a row across the fifth, sixth and seventh innings.
  • Walked just one and finished his night with an efficient 77 pitches. 
  • First career Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week honor.


Player of the Week: Nathan Manning, CAL; Aaron Zavala, ORE; Adam Crampton, STAN; Ben Ramirez, USC; Jayden Kiernan, UTAH; Will Simpson, WASH; Tristan Peterson, WSU. 

Pitcher of the Week: Sean Sullivan, CAL; Cullen Kafka, ORE; Kevin Abel, OSU; Brendan Beck, STAN; Isaac Esqueda, USC; David Watson, UTAH; Logan Gerling, WASH; Zane Mills, WSU. 

2021 Pac-12 Baseball Weekly Award Winners

  Player Pitcher
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
Mar. 16 Dylan Beavers, California  Robert Ahlstrom, Oregon
Mar. 23 John Thomas, USC Cullen Kafka, Oregon
Mar. 30 Daniel Susac, Arizona Kevin Abel, Oregon State 
Apr. 6 Jacob Melton, Oregon State Chandler Murphy, Arizona