April 11, 2011
SAN BRUNO, Calif. --- With the 2011 baseball season in full swing, the West Coast Conference is pleased to announce its WCC Rawlings Player and Pitcher of the Week.
Co-Rawlings Players of the Week
Cameron Edman, Gonzaga, RS SR, C
Cameron Edman went 7-for-15 (.467) in four games played last week. He recorded two doubles, a home run, four RBI and a .800 slugging percentage. Against Washington State this past Tuesday, he hit a pair doubles and drove in one run. In Gonzaga's 10-2 series-opening win over San Diego Friday, Edman hit a pair of singles and drove in two RBI, both off sacrifices. On Saturday he hit a solo home run in the eighth to give the Bulldogs an insurance run in Gonzaga's 3-1 win.
Shon Roe, Loyola Marymount, JR, INF
Junior Shon Roe batted .429 (6-for-14) over four games last week, collecting at least one hit in all four games. Roe collected six runs scored, a triple, three walks and five RBI. He reached at a .556 clip and slugged .571 while stealing three bases. Roe had three hits, including a triple, with three RBI on Saturday against Santa Clara before posting two more in Sunday's 11-2 victory. The native of Palmdale went 1-for-2 with two walks and two runs scored against USC on Tuesday before going 1-for-2 with two runs scored and one walk to open the three-game series with Santa Clara on Friday. Overall in the series against Santa Clara, Roe batted .417 (5-for-12) with four runs scored, five RBI, a triple, a walk and three stolen bases. He reached a .500 clip and slugged .583
Also Nominated: Turner Gill, POR; Patrick Terry, SCU
Rawlings Pitcher of the Week
Jason Wheeler, Loyola Marymount, JR, LHP
Junior left-hander Jason Wheeler threw a complete-game shutout on Friday as LMU defeated Santa Clara, 3-0. Wheeler threw 127 pitches on Friday, including 83 for strikes en route to the victory. The native of Torrance, Calif. posted a line of nine scoreless innings, allowing seven hits and one walk while striking out six. The lefty retired the final 10 batters he faced in the game. The shutout was the fourth of the year for LMU, including the second complete-game shutout.
Also Nominated: Tyler Olson, GON; Chris Johnson, POR; Kyle Zimmer, USF; Brock Simon, SCU