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Lund (Player) and Morgan (Pitcher) Take Final Rawlings Weekly Honors

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The West Coast Conference has named its Rawlings Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Week for May 23, 2016. These are the final weekly honors for the 2016 season. 

WEST COAST CONFERENCE RAWLINGS PLAYER OF THE WEEK – BRENNON LUND, JR., OF – BYU
Junior outfielder Brennon Lund raised his batting average from .389 to .400 in leading BYU to a sweep of Santa Clara securing a share of the 2016 West Coast Conference regular season title. He hit the game-winning RBI with a 2-out single in the 4th inning of BYU's 8-2 victory over Santa Clara in the opener. Lund currently leads the team with a nine-game hitting streak. For the week, Lund batted .526 (10-19) with a double, three runs, three RBI and struck out just once in 19 plate appearances.

Also Nominated: Chris Fornaci, Pepperdine; Taylor Jones, Gonzaga; Danny Mayer, Pacific

WEST COAST CONFERENCE RAWLINGS PITCHER OF THE WEEK – ELI MORGAN, SO., RHP – GONZAGA
Sophomore righthander Eli Morgan tossed his second consecutive complete game shutout this week, holding San Diego scoreless Friday, May 20 and allowing Gonzaga to clinch a share of the WCC regular season title. The Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., native retired the first 13 batters he faced, not allowing a hit until the fifth inning. He also fanned five Toreros, reaching the milestone for the 10th consecutive start. 

The win was his 10th of the year and kept Morgan undefeated in WCC play at 8-0, and Morgan’s now posted a 1.14 ERA in WCC action. Additionally, the sophomore has three shutouts on the year, tying for third in program history for shutouts in a season.

Also Nominated: Vince Arobio, Pacific; James Kannenberg, San Francisco; A.J. Puckett, Pepperdine; Mike Rucker, BYU

2016 WEST COAST CONFERENCE RAWLINGS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
May 23: Brennon Lund, BYU
May 16: Brennon Anderson, BYU
May 9: Eddie Haus, Saint Mary's
May 2: Tanner Chauncey, BYU
April 25: Cassidy Brown, Loyola Marymount
April 18: Gio Brusa, Pacific
April 11: Manny Jefferson, Pepperdine
April 4: Colton Shaver, BYU
March 28: Ryan Kirby, San Diego
March 21: Anthony Gonsolin, Saint Mary's
March 14: Taylor Jones, Gonzaga
March 7: Caleb Whalen, Portland
February 29: Riley Adams, San Diego
February 22: Brennon Lund, BYU

2016 WEST COAST CONFERENCE RAWLINGS PITCHER OF THE WEEK
May 23: Eli Morgan, Gonzaga
May 16: Mitchell White, Santa Clara
May 9: J.D. Busfield, Loyola Marymount
May 2: Cameron Neff, Saint Mary's
April 25: A.J. Puckett, Pepperdine
April 18: A.J. Puckett, Pepperdine
April 11: Eli Morgan, Gonzaga
April 4: Johnny York, Saint Mary's
March 28: Gary Cornish, San Diego
March 21: Corbin Burnes, Saint Mary's
March 14: Mike Rucker, BYU
March 7: Brandon Bailey, Gonzaga
February 29: Michael Rucker, BYU
February 22: Steven Wilson, Santa Clara