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Pac-12 Baseball Weekly Awards - April 13, 2021

Apr 13, 2021

Pac-12 Baseball Player of the Week: Gabe Matthews, Sr., 1B, OREGON (Salem, Ore.)
4 GP, .636 AVG, .688 OBP, 1.091 SLG, 4 RBI, 1 HR, 3 R, 7 H, 2 BB

  • Became Oregon's career leader in doubles with his 48th against Portland in the midweek game. 
  • Had multiple hits in three of Oregon's four games, while having at least one hit in all four games.
  • Had RBIs in three of the four games, including two in Oregon's Friday night win against Oregon State (4-1). Hit a solo home run in the fifth inning on Friday to give the Ducks a 1-0 lead, and drove in another run via hit-by-pitch for a 3-1 lead as part of the Ducks' decisive 3-run eighth inning. 
  • In Saturday's win, singled to lead off the second and came around to score to give the Ducks the lead for good.
  • On Sunday, drove in a run with a sacrifice fly in the fourth inning that tied the game at 1-1.

Pac-12 Baseball Pitcher of the Week: Robert Ahlstrom, Jr., LHP, OREGON (Eugene, Ore.)
1 GP, 7.0 IP, 1.29 ERA, 9 K

  • Held No. 21 Oregon State scoreless through seven innings, scattering five hits while striking out nine in a 4-1 series-opening victory last Friday.
  • Got out of a runners on second and third with one-out jam in the second inning with a pair of strikeouts to end the threat with no runs allowed. 
  • He stranded five runners in scoring position over the seven innings.
  • The left-handed pitcher lowered his career earned-run average in seven career games against a ranked team to 2.08. 

Also Nominated:

Player of the Week: Ryan Holgate, ARIZ, Darren Baker, CAL; Nick Brueser, STAN; Jamal O'Guinn, USC; Rykker Tom, UTAH; Will Simpson, WASH; Kyle Manzardo, WSU. 

Pitcher of the Week: Chase Silseth, ARIZ; Paulshawn Pasqualotto, CAL; Brendan Beck, STAN; Chandler Champlain, USC; Tyler Hoeft, WSU.


  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
Apr. 13 Gabe Matthews, Oregon Robert Ahlstrom, Oregon