Feb. 27, 2012
SAN BRUNO, Calif. --The West Coast Conference has named its Rawlings Pitcher and Player of the Week for February 27, 2012.
RAWLINGS WEST COAST CONFERENCE PITCHER OF THE WEEK
COREY MILLER, SO., RHP, PEPPERDINE
Miller had two quality starts last week, twice pitching deep into the game and winning both in a decisive manner. His start Tuesday against VCU was the first of his career, and he responded to the opportunity, throwing eight complete innings, allowing a single run on three hits, while tallying five strikeouts in a 6-1 win. He turned around and came out on Sunday with the series vs. Fresno State tied 1-1 and notched the win with seven scoreless innings, scattering three hits and striking out five to lead the Waves to a 6-0 triumph and the series win.
Also nominated: Adam Miller, BYU; Andy Hunter, Gonzaga; Travis Radke, Portland; Martin Agosta, Saint Mary's; Calvin Drummond, San Diego; Abe Bobb, San Francisco; Tommy Nance, Santa Clara
2012 RAWLINGS WCC PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Feb. 20: Scott Frazier, Pepperdine
Feb. 27: Corey Miller, Pepperdine
RAWLINGS WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
KRIS BRYANT, SO., 3B, SAN DIEGO
San Diego third baseman Kris Bryant is the Rawlings WCC Player of the Week. Bryant helped lead USD to a perfect 4-0 record tis past week, with wins over No. 21 Oregon State, Kansas State and two wins over Pacific. In these games, Bryant led the team with a .474 batting average, going 9-for-14 with one double, one home run and nine RBI. Bryant opened the week with a 3-for-5 effort, four RBI and a home run against Kansas State on Friday. He then followed that up with a 2-for-5, two RBI performance against Pacific, also on Friday. Bryant then helped catapult USD to a upset win over No. 21 Oregon State on Saturday, as he went 3-for-5 with one double and three RBI.
Also nominated: Jaycob Brugman, BYU; Steven Halcomb, Gonzaga; Caleb Whalen, Portland; Zach Vincej, Pepperdine; Troy Channing, Saint Mary's; Justin Maffei, San Francisco; Pat Stover, Santa Clara
2012 RAWLINGS WCC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Feb. 20: Kris Kauppila, Portland
Feb. 27: Kris Bryant, San Diego