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LMU's Plaia, USF's Bobb garner weekly WCC awards

April 2, 2012

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. --The West Coast Conference has named its Rawlings Pitcher and Player of the Week for April 2, 2012.

RAWLINGS WEST COAST CONFERENCE PITCHER OF THE WEEK
ABE BOBB, RS-SO., RHP, SAN FRANCISCO

San Francisco's Abe Bobb is the Rawlings West Coast Conference Pitcher of the Week. Bobb blanked No. 24 San Diego over 7.1 innings in leading the Dons to a 1-0 victory over the Toreros, who had won seven straight. Bobb struck out six and scattered six hits without issuing a walk in the victory, while lowering his ERA to 2.33 for the season.

Also nominated: Chris Capper, BYU; Billy Moon, Gonzaga; Trevor Megill, Loyola Marymount; Aaron Brown, Pepperdine; Kyle Kraus, Portland; Calvin Drummond, San Diego; Powell Fansler, Santa Clara

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
April 2: Abe Bobb, San Francisco

RAWLINGS WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
COLTON PLAIA, JR., C, LOYOLA MARYMOUNT

Loyola Marymount junior catcher Colton Plaia is the Rawlings West Coast Conference Player of the Week. He paced the Lions' offense last week, going 5-for-10 with two home runs, four runs scored, a walk and seven RBI. Plaia posted a career-high five RBI while batting 3-for-4 with a homer on Friday to help LMU to a 9-4 victory over Saint Mary's kicking off a series sweep for LMU over the Gaels.

Also nominated: Tanner Chauncey, BYU; Royce Bolinger, Gonzaga; Joe Sever, Pepperdine; Caleb Whalen, Portland; Dillon Haupt, San Diego, Zach Looney, Santa Clara

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
April 2: Colton Plaia, Loyola Marymount