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Pac-12 Baseball Weekly Awards - April 24, 2023

Apr 24, 2023

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Chase Davis, Jr., OF, Arizona (Elk Grove, Calif.)
» 4 GP, .688 AVG, .737 OBP, 1.313 SLG, 9 RBI, 2 HR, 7 R, 11 H (2 2B, 1 3B), 1 BB

  • Led the Wildcats to a 4-0 record last week, which included a 20-0 midweek win over rival Arizona State and a Pac-12 sweep over Utah. 
  • Went 11-for-16 (.688) at the plate with a pair of home runs, two doubles, a triple, nine RBI and seven runs scored.
  • Finished the week with a .737 OPS and a 1.313 slugging percentage, while five of his 11 hits were extra-base hits.
  • Recorded multiple hits and at least one RBI and one run scored in all four games.
  • In the non-conference bout with the Sun Devils, was a perfect 4-for-4 at the plate with a home run, a double, five RBI and three runs scored.
  • Went 7-for-12 (.583) with four RBI and four runs scored in the sweep over the Utes.
  • His two home runs gave him a Pac-12-leading 14 on the year and 32 in his career, ranking tied for eighth all-time in Arizona history.
  • Extended on-base streak to 36 games and 50 straight games dating back to last season.
  • First career Player of the Week honor for the 2023 Golden Spikes Midseason Watch List honoree; Arizona’s second overall of 2023 (Kiko Romero - March 13).

ALSO NOMINATED: Elijah Hainline, WSU; Luke Keaschall, ASU; Austin Overn, USC; Eddie Park, STAN; Bennett Thompson, ORE.

PITCHER OF THE WEEK: Kiefer Lord, Jr., RHP, Washington (San Carlos, Calif.)
» 1 GS, 1-0, 8.0 IP, 0.00 ERA, 3 H, 10 K, 0 BB

  • Earns the honor for a second time this season after dominating No. 9 Stanford with 8.0 shutout innings to lead Washington to a 9-0 game-two road win, the Huskies’ first at Sunken Diamond since 2015.
  • Matched his career-high with the 8.0 innings pitched, two frames more than he had pitched in any outing this season.
  • Allowed three total hits and didn’t walk a single batter while striking out 10 to tie a season high.
  • Retired the final 16 batters he faced after stranding two runners in both the first and third innings.
  • The transfer from Carleton College picked up his fourth win of the season and lowered his ERA to 3.83, which ranks ninth in the Pac-12.
  • First Washington pitcher to earn the honor more than once in the same season since Tim Lincecum picked up the award five times during the 2006 season.

ALSO NOMINATED: Caden Aoki, USC; Brandt Pancer, STAN; Owen Stevenson, ASU; Cam Walty, ARIZ.

2023 Pac-12 Baseball Weekly Awards

  Player Pitcher
Feb. 20 Jonah Advincula, WSU TJ Nichols, ARIZ
Feb. 27 Gavin Turley, OSU Trent Sellers, OSU
March 6 TJ Clarkson, UTAH Kiefer Lord, WASH
March 13 Kiko Romero, ARIZ Connor Wilford, WSU
March 20 Luke Keaschall, ASU Matt Dallas, ORE
March 27 Nu'U Contrades, ASU Matt Scott, STAN
April 3 Jacob Walsh, ORE Tyler Stromsborg, USC
April 10 Ryan Campos, ASU Jace Stoffal, ORE
April 17 Kade Kretzschmar, CAL Jace Stoffal, ORE
April 24 Chase Davis, ARIZ Kiefer Lord, WASH