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Pac-12 Baseball Players of The Week - May 24, 2021

May 24, 2021

Pac-12 Baseball Player of the Week: Cole Elvis, Jr., C, CALIFORNIA (Vacaville, Calif.)
4 GP, .529 AVG, .579 OBP, .941 SLG, 7 RBI, 1 HR, 3 R, 9 H, 2 BB

  • Totaled eight hits and six RBIs as California took 2-of-3 games at UCLA over the weekend. 
  • Set career-highs with four hits, including a home run and double, and five RBIs in Golden Bears' series-opening 14-2 win on Friday.
  • Followed up with a 3-for-4 effort on Saturday to help the Golden Bears clinch their first road series at UCLA since 2009.
  • Had at least one hit in all four games last week, caught all 34 innings and threw out 1-of-3 potential base stealers.

Pac-12 Baseball Pitcher of the Week: Cooper Hjerpe, Fr., LHP, OREGON STATE (Capay, Calif.)
1 GP, 7.0 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 11 K

  • Worked seven innings on Saturday to lead Oregon State to a 3-1 win over Arizona.  
  • Limited the Conference's top offense to just two hits and a run while striking out a career-high 11.
  • Gave up the one run on an attempted double steal. The runner who scored on the double steal marked the only time all game that the Wildcats put a runner into scoring position against Hjerpe.
  • Retired the side in four of his seven innings of work and never faced more than four batters in an inning.

Also Nominated:

Player of the Week: Donta Williams, ARIZ; Nate Baez, ASU; Josh Kasevich, ORE; Drew Bowser, STAN; Kevin Kendall, UCLA; Ben Ramirez, USC; Christopher Rowan Jr., UTAH.

Pitcher of the Week: Vince Vannelle, ARIZ; Josh White, CAL; Robert Ahlstrom, ORE; Brendan Beck, STAN; Max Rajcic, UCLA; Chandler Champlain, USC; Justin Kelly, UTAH.

  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
Apr. 26 Ethan Long, Arizona State Zane Mills, Washington State
May 3 Ethan Long, Arizona State Chase Silseth, Arizona
May 10 Kyle Manzardo, Washington State Robert Ahlstrom, Oregon
May 17 Ethan Long, Arizona State Brendan Beck, Stanford
May 24 Cole Elvis, California  Cooper Hjerpe, Oregon State