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Pac-12 Baseball Players of The Week - April 4, 2022

Apr 4, 2022

Pac-12 Baseball Player of the Week: Trevor Halsema, USC
(Sr., OF - San Diego, Calif.)

3 GP, .545 AVG, .538 OBP, 1.364 SLG, 6 RBI, 3 HR, 5 R, 6 H, 3 XBH

  • Hit 3 home runs on 3 consecutive at-bats against San Jose State.
  • Led USC to a series sweep of San Jose State, going 6-for-11 at the plate.
  • Posted 6 RBI and scored 5 runs, posting a 1.364 slugging percentage and .538 on-base percentage.
  • First USC player to win this award this year.  Last USC player to be named Pac-12 Player of the Week was John Thomas on March 23, 2021.

Pac-12 Baseball Pitcher of the Week: Cooper Hjerpe, Oregon State
(So., LHP - Capay, Calif.)

1 GP, 0-0, 8.0 IP, 0.00 ERA, 2 H, 1 BB, 17 K

  • His 17 strikeouts versus Stanford tied the Oregon State single game record set in 1994 by Mason Smith.
  • 17 strikeouts also mark the most in a single game by a pitcher at the NCAA Division I level this season.
  • Struck out the side in four different innings.
  • Gave up just two hits - singles in the second and fourth innings.
  • Did not allow a runner into scoring position.
  • Walked one batter, in the eighth inning, his final frame of work.
  • The eight innings marked a career-long outing for the left-hander.
  • Second time winning this award this season for Hjerpe, both in the last three weeks.  Joins Stanford's Quinn Mathews as the only Pac-12 pitchers to win this award twice this season.  Third time Hjerpe has won this award in his career, also winning it May 24, 2021.

Also Nominated

Player of the Week:  Daniel Susac, ARIZ; Kai Murphy, ASU; Hance Smith, CAL; Kyle Karros, UCLA; Wade Meckler, OSU; Kody Huff, STAN; Dakota Duffalo, UTAH; Jack Smith, WSU

Pitcher of the Week: Garrett Irvin, ARIZ; Kyle Luckham, ASU; Joseph King, CAL; Quinn Mathews, STAN; Jake Saum, UCLA; Charlie Hurley, USC; Jaden Harris, UTAH; 

  Player Pitcher
Feb. 21 Tanner O’Tremba (Arizona) Dawson Netz (Arizona)
Feb. 28 Brett Barrera (Stanford) Quinn Mathews (Stanford)
March 7 Carson Yates (UCLA) Joseph King (California)
March 14 Daniel Susac (Arizona) Adam Tulloch (Arizona State)
March 21 Travis Bazzana (Oregon State) Cooper Hjerpe (Oregon State)
March 28 Ethan Long (Arizona State) Quinn Mathews (Stanford)
April 4 Trevor Halsema (USC) Cooper Hjerpe (Oregon State)