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WCC Announces Rawlings Player, Pitcher of the Week

May 30, 2011

SAN BRUNO, Calif. --With the 2011 West Coast Conference regular season complete, here are the weekly baseball award winners for May 30, 2011.

Rawlings West Coast Conference Player of the Week:
Jason Mahood, San Francisco, So., 2B
USF's Jason Mahood hit .600 against WCC foe Gonzaga, going 6-for-10 at the plate to lead the Dons' to the 2011 West Coast Conference Championship. The sophomore totaled four RBIs, four runs, a home run, a walk and a sacrifice hit. Mahood totaled a third of the team's RBIs in the series. He was flawless at second base, totaling nine put outs with six assists and no errors. Mahood had an impressive .900 slugging percentage along with a .636 on base percentage. In the days leading up to the Gonzaga series, Mahood notched a hit against Cal State Bakersfield.
Also nominated: Drew Ozanne, Santa Clara

Rawlings West Coast Conference Pitcher of the Week:
Kyle Zimmer, San Francisco, So., RHP
USF's Kyle Zimmer powered the Dons to a West Coast Conference Championship after claiming a win and a save against Gonzaga. Zimmer gave up just two runs on six hits with two strikeouts in a seven-inning outing in game one of the series. He took the mound again in the ninth inning of the deciding game of the series to keep the Bulldogs off the scoreboard to preserve the win. Zimmer allowed just two walks and one extra base hit in his eight innings on the mound. The right-handed pitcher also pitched a flawless inning against Cal State Bakersfield, striking out two.
Also nominated: Marco Gonzales, Gonzaga; Aaron Gates, Pepperdine