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Cooper Hjerpe Named National Co-Pitcher Of The Week

Apr 5, 2022

MORGANTOWN, W. VA. – Oregon State left-handed pitcher Cooper Hjerpe keeps adding to his awards this season. on Tuesday, he was selected as the Co-National Pitcher of the Week by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA).
 
The honor adds to his awards recognition after Friday's game versus Stanford. He was named the Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week Monday, and has also received national recognition from Collegiate Baseball and Perfect Game.
 
Hjerpe tied a 28-year old Oregon State single-game record with 17 strikeouts versus Stanford on Friday night, equaling Mason Smith's 1994 mark against Portland.
 
The 17 strikeouts are the most by an NCAA Division I pitcher this season.
 
The Capay, Calif., native worked a career-long eight innings, and held the Cardinal to two hits and a run. Stanford failed to put a runner into scoring position against the lefty.
 
Hjerpe pushed his season strikeout total to 68 in 2022, which ranks tied for fifth and first in the Pac-12. His six wins are also tied for the nation's lead.
 
Next Up
Oregon State heads to Hillsboro to take on Portland Tuesday at Ron Tonkin Field, the home of the Single-A Hillsboro Hops. First pitch is slated for 5:35 p.m. PT and tickets can be purchased by visiting BeaverTickets.com.
 
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