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LMU's Welmon, Pepperdine's Sever recognized by WCC

May 14, 2012

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. --The West Coast Conference has named its Rawlings Pitcher and Player of the Week for May 14, 2012.

RAWLINGS WEST COAST CONFERENCE PITCHER OF THE WEEK
COLIN WELMON, FR., RHP, LOYOLA MARYMOUNT

Loyola Marymount freshman Colin Welmon is the Rawlings WCC Pitcher of the Week. Welmon tossed his first complete game in his 13th career start, allowing just one run in a 13-1 Lions victory at then-No. 18 San Diego. The native of Tustin, Calif. scattered five hits and did not walk a batter while striking out a career-high tying six batters. Welmon faced just four over the minimum, benefitting from a pair of double plays, while allowing the lone run in the bottom of the ninth. With the victory, Welmon improved to 6-3.

Also nominated: Andy Hunter, Gonzaga; Aaron Brown, Pepperdine; Travis Radke, Portland; Martin Agosta, Saint Mary's; 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
April 2: Abe Bobb, San Francisco
April 9: Jon Moscot, Pepperdine
April 16: Michael Wagner, San Diego
April 23: Elliott Waterman, San Francisco
April 30: Marco Gonzales, Gonzaga
May 7: Abe Bobb, San Francisco
May 14: Colin Welmon, Loyola Marymount

RAWLINGS WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
JOE SEVER, JR., 2B, PEPPERDINE

Pepperdine junior Joe Sever is the Rawlings WCC Player of the Week for the second time this season, leading the Waves to a 3-1 week including a series sweep over BYU. Sever hit .500 (8-for-16) over four games last week with six RBIs and four runs scored. He played a key role for the Waves over the weekend against BYU, collecting the game-winning RBIs in both Thursday and Friday's come-from-behind victories. Sever leads the WCC with a .486 batting average during conference play.

Also nominated: Zac Fujimoto, Loyola Marymount; Turner Gill, Portland; Kris Bryant, San Diego; Nik Balog, San Francisco

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
April 9: Alex Wolfe, BYU
April 16: Joe Sever, Pepperdine
April 23: Corey LeVier, San Diego
April 30: Brenden Kalfus, Saint Mary's
May 7: Kris Bryant, San Diego
May 14: Joe Sever, Pepperdine