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BYU's Marshall, Gonzaga's Bolinger recognized with Rawlings weekly awards

March 26, 2012

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. --The West Coast Conference has named its Rawlings Pitcher and Player of the Week for March 26, 2012.

RAWLINGS WEST COAST CONFERENCE PITCHER OF THE WEEK
MASON MARSHALL, FR., RHP, BYU

BYU freshman hurler Mason Marshall is the Rawlings West Coast Conference Pitcher of the Week. Marshall picked up his first collegiate win in BYU's 12-inning victory and a save in a 10-inning victory at Portland. Marshall set down the side in order over three innings in a 12-inning triumph at Portland in the series opener, and clinched the series win over the Pilots by closing the door in the tenth of Saturday's finale. Marshall has yet to allow an earned run in 14.1 innings of work this season, striking out 14 batters.

Also nominated: Marco Gonzales, Gonzaga; Colin Welmon, Loyola Marymount; Martin Agosta, Saint Mary's; Paul Sewald, San Diego; Kyle Zimmer, San Francisco

2012 RAWLINGS WCC PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Feb. 20: Scott Frazier, Pepperdine
Feb. 27: Corey Miller, Pepperdine
March 5: Tyler Olson, Gonzaga
March 12: Owen Jones, Portland
March 19: Kyle Zimmer, San Francisco
March 26: Mason Marshall, BYU

RAWLINGS WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
ROYCE BOLINGER, SR., OF, GONZAGA

Gonzaga's Royce Bolinger is the Rawlings WCC Player of the Week. He went 9-for-17 (.529) in the four-game series against Hawai'i, with three homers and seven RBI. In the series opener Friday, Bolinger drove in the eventual winning run in the first inning in the Bulldogs' 4-1 win, and was 4-for-8 with three runs and two RBI in Saturday's doubleheader. He hit his first home run in the series to help the Bulldogs shutout the Rainbows 4-0 in game one. On Sunday he hit a two-run home run to the deepest part of the yard and his next at-bat he recorded his second homer to left field.

Also nominated: Austin Hall, BYU; Matt Lowenstein, Loyola Marymount; Colin Ferguson, Saint Mary's; Dillon Haupt, San Diego

2012 RAWLINGS WCC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Feb. 20: Kris Kauppila, Portland
Feb. 27: Kris Bryant, San Diego
March 5: Troy Channing, Saint Mary's
March 12: Dillon Haupt, San Diego
March 19: Kris Bryant, San Diego
March 26: Royce Bolinger, Gonzaga