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Pac-12 Baseball Players of The Week - April 25, 2022

Apr 25, 2022

Pac-12 Baseball Player of the Week: Jacob McKeon, Washington State
(Jr., 1B/OF - Phoenix, Ariz.)

4 GP, .529 AVG, .550 OBP, 1.176 SLG, 3 HR, 10 RBI, 4 R, 9 H, 5 XBH, 2 BB

  • Hit .529 with five extra-base hits, two doubles, three home runs, 10 RBI and slugged close to 1.200 to help the Cougars go 3-1 during the road trip.
  • Homered in all three games at No. 10 Oregon, had career-high four hits in Saturday win.
  • Had three multiple-hit games and three multi-RBI games including four RBI game in Wednesday win at Seattle U.
  • First series win in Eugene since 2012.
  • WSU notched its second road series win over a Top-10 team in the last three weeks after taking two of three at No. 9 Arizona two weekends ago. It's the first time in program history with two road series wins over Top-10 teams in a season.
  • First WSU player to win this award this season, last Cougar to take home this honor was Kyle Manzardo on May 10, 2021.

Pac-12 Baseball Pitcher of the Week: Matthew Sox, Utah
(RS-Sr., RHP - La Cañada, Calif.)

1 GP, 1-0, CG, 9.0 IP, 2.00 ERA, 6 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 4 K

  • Pitched a complete game on 106 pitches in Utah's Friday night win over USC (April 22).
  • Allowed just two earned runs on six hits and a walk, striking out four batters.
  • Was nine up, nine down through three innings and retired the leadoff man seven of nine times.
  • First complete game by a Utah player since 2017.
  • First Utah pitcher to capture this award since Jayson Rose on March 30, 2015.

Also Nominated

Player of the Week:  Tanner O'Tremba, ARIZ; Nathan Martorella, CAL; Wade Meckler, OSU; Braden Montgomery, STAN; Michael Curialle, UCLA; Rhylan Thomas, USC; Jayden Kiernan, UTAH

Pitcher of the Week:  Jacob Kmatz, OSU; Trevor Long, ARIZ; Steven Zobac, CAL; Alex Williams, STAN; Charlie Hurley, USC; Dakota Hawkins, WSU

  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)
April 11 Nathan Martorella (California) Alex Williams (Stanford)
April 18 Sean McLain (Arizona State) Quinn Mathews (Stanford)
April 25 Jacob McKeon (Washington State) Matthew Sox (Utah)