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Pac-12 Baseball Weekly Awards - April 19, 2021

Apr 19, 2021

Pac-12 Baseball Player of the Week: Kevin Kendall, Jr., INF, UCLA (La Mirada, Calif.)
4 GP, .588 AVG, .611 OBP, 1.294 SLG, 10 RBI, 3 HR, 8 R, 10 H, 1 BB

  • Led Bruins to 4-0 week, hitting safely in all four of UCLA's games with 10 RBIs, eight runs scored and five extra-base hits.
  • The junior infielder posted seven RBIs in UCLA’s 20-0 victory over Utah, the most by a Bruin in a single game since 2017. His seven RBIs came via a pair of two-run homers and a bases-clearing triple.
  • Hit three homers over the weekend, including his first multi-HR game, nearly doubling his career output and drove in the game-winning run on Sunday to help the Bruins complete the sweep over Utah.

Pac-12 Baseball Pitcher of the Week: Zach Pettway, Sr., RHP, UCLA (Long Beach, Calif.)
1 GP, 7.0 IP, 0.00 ERA, 11 K

  • Pitched seven shutout innings on Friday in UCLA’s 20-0 rout of Utah, allowing just five hits and only one extra-base hit. 
  • The senior right-handed pitcher also struck out a season-high of 11 on Friday.
  • Posted a trio of 1-2-3 frames.
  • Closed out the performance by striking out the side in the fifth, going 1-2-3 in the sixth, and striking out two in the seventh.   

Also Nominated:

Player of the Week: Donta Williams, ARIZ; Nathan Manning, CAL; Gabe Matthews, ORE; Ryan Ober, OSU; Drew Bowser, STAN; Justin Van De Brake, WSU.

Pitcher of the Week: Ian Villers, CAL; Jake Mulholland, OSU; Joey Dixon, STAN; Brandon White, 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
Apr. 19 Kevin Kendall, UCLA  Zach Pettway, UCLA